Functional languages on NearlyFreeSpeech.net

Haskell, Lisp, OCaml, and Scheme (as well as C, C++, Fortran, Java, Lua, Perl, Python, Ruby, and Tcl) are the languages supported by NearlyFreeSpeech.net, a web hosting company. I enjoyed reading their FAQ.

Wow. This will be amazingly-good. Now we'll get blog posts like `A Blog Post As a Monad' and all such-like type theory madness. :o)

Haskell needs this stuff. I was very reluctant to start on my blog engine in Haskell, because of hosting concerns. Now ... I'm off to read their stuff.
Yeah I recently found this web host and I love the no monthly minimum philosophy. My Apache based Haskell/CGI/AJAX calculator worked with just a recompile from source code. I was pretty excited:
(It's slow because each invocation parses a 5000 line text file to load and interpret the units.txt into memory (Google search for Frink).)

I think Web Applications are a perfect place to showcase functional programming. Mainstream developers curious about Haskell may be less frightened by things like monads with a little reassurance that Haskell can in fact produce useful apps, ones they are already using. We just need to write those apps.
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