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From David Pollak <>
Subject Re: ESME @ CUFP
Date Wed, 15 Apr 2009 15:12:32 GMT
On Wed, Apr 15, 2009 at 3:35 AM, Darren Hague <> wrote:

> I'm thinking about it, but like Vassil I'm finding it hard to think about
> the explicitly functional parts - most of my contribution has been
> integrating Java-based search libraries in a more aspect-oriented than
> functional style. Also, I need to figure out logistics (admittedly not too
> hard - a weekend in Edinburgh could go down quite well).

The focus of the conference is *commercial* a lot more than functional.  I
think that a mixed Scala/Java project that's making inroads into the SAP
ecosystem is a powerful message that functional apps are on the rise in the

> Are there any costs associated with attending the conference, other than
> travel & accommodation?

There's a $125 admission fee to the conference (speakers are not comped, but
it's a non-profit conference sponsored by the ACM.)

> Heck, I'll probably do it - just give me a little time to warm up to the
> idea... ;-)
> Cheers,
> Darren
> >> The Commercial Users of Functional Programming day-long conference is
> >> happening in Edinburgh this year.  See
> >>
> >> I think it'd be great to see an ESME via Scala and Lift presentation
> these
> >> this year.  I won't be able to go as the conference conflicts with
> certain
> >> important birthdays.  Perhaps Darren or Vassil would like to present?
>  It'd
> >> be a great way to get other FP geeks interested in ESME.
> >
> >Darren is certainly much closer to Edinburgh, and the conference is in
> >September, so enough time to plan. Darren?
> >
> >The interesting question is: what is specific in ESME regarding
> >functional programming? Or is the focus of the conference not on the
> >functional side? I must admit I don't consider myself a functional wiz
> >(perhaps at the level of
> --

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