[m-dev.] volunteer

Peter Ross petdr at cs.mu.OZ.AU
Wed Dec 2 11:52:51 AEDT 1998

On 02-Dec-1998, Tyson Dowd <trd at cs.mu.OZ.AU> wrote:
> On 02-Dec-1998, Zoltan Somogyi <zs at cs.mu.OZ.AU> wrote:
> > 
> > Please think about whether you have any jobs suitable for such a person.
> > 
> > Zoltan.
> We could use someone to write the battleships main program in Mercury,
> and run the competition.  They could also write a few clients
> themselves.
> It would involve learning Mercury and about type classes in Mercury,
> then writing a small/medium size Mercury program.  Then publicizing and
> running the competition, collating entries, integrating them into
> a nice package, documenting it all and releasing it.
> The Haskell version for 257 has already been written, so a familiarity
> with Miranda would make it possible to use the Haskell version to help.
> Is this too large?  Too small?
Considering that they are volunteering, it sounds about right.  If they
finish early then I am sure that we can think off something else to do.


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