If you've found this page, you use Haskell, and live in Australia (or at the very least able and willing to travel here), then you're in the right place! We're looking into organising a Haskell Hackathon some time during the middle of 2010, and this where it shall be organised.
If you're interested in coming, please put your name down on the list below, along with your IRC nickname if you're on #haskell, and possibly your email (We'll use this to let you know of any progress we've made, but it's not mandatory). Also, if you've got something to discuss, feel free to add it to the bottom of the page in the Discussion section (just to keep the rest of the page clean and helpful).
What we've got so far
Why: Because we miss out on all the fun they have up north, and we've got something to offer. It's also a great chance to meet all these people you talk to on IRC, or read their blogs, and just have a good time, while getting some (potentially) useful work done!
When: A few dates have been discussed, mainly taking into account when the university holidays are for various universities:
- ANU: 7 June -> 18 July
- UNSW: 29 June -> 18 July
So so far we need a weekend between the 28th of June and the 18th of July.
We're looking at organising it over a weekend, and I (Axman6) would quite like to have it start on a Friday, ending on Sunday. This does not at all mean that those who can’t make the Friday will miss out, the more people we have, the better. But I think that having more time will mean that we can get more done (which is the point right?).
Where: Manuel Chakravarty and Ben Lippmeier have said there should be no problem finding a room at UNSW, with the only possible problem being Internet access for everyone, but hopefully something can be arranged by that time.
Who: If you're interested in coming, please show your interest by adding your details to the list below (if you don't have an account, please email me (Axman6) your details and I'll add you).
|Name||IRC Nickname||Availability||Preferred date||Comment|
|Alex Mason||Axman6email@example.com||Probably any weekend during the ANU holidays||-||Organiser... sort of|