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Re: Updating plans of lang/ghc
On Fri, Jan 10, 2014 at 06:38:09PM +0000, David Holland wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 10, 2014 at 02:59:17PM +0100, Marc Espie wrote:
> > Let's call a cat a cat. Haskell is a lab experiment gone wrong.
> Yeah, that's great. One could even go further and say that nobody
> should ever use it for serious software development. Nonetheless, it
> and ghc remain things used from time to time, often in a research
> context; I don't think ghc should be removed from pkgsrc just because
> it's aggravating to package.
Neither do I. Just applying a bit of back-pressure to the guys who
are writing ghc, from time to time, is the intent.
It looks like they don't care at all whether their software is easy
to use. Don't give them the impression it is.
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