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Is Haskell taught in college at any Chilean university? Without it being taught to undergrads, it will be hard to find devs locally.



No, it's totally unknown here in Chile. Even professors don't know anything about a language named Haskell.


that's not true! the dynamic languages group (a meetup.com-organised thing - perhaps started by continuum? - here in santiago) had at least one talk on it - i know because i was there! although i admit i don't think anyone said they were using it in production...

[and the last conversation i had with someone from u chile's computing dept was on datalog. so it's hard to imagine they wouldn't know about something as popular as haskell. and a friend in the engineering/geophysics dept (don't know the correct name - contract research for mines) uses it. and...]


"... it's totally unknown here in Chile. ..."

Out of curiosity, how did you learn Haskell?


I was not confortable with D and C++, and I was curious about Haskell.




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