[Haskell-beginners] Can't install Haskell platform on Mac OS X El Capitan

Michael Snoyman michael at snoyman.com
Mon Oct 12 11:01:40 UTC 2015

On Mon, Oct 12, 2015 at 1:57 PM, Brandon Allbery <allbery.b at gmail.com>

> On Mon, Oct 12, 2015 at 6:08 AM, Yury Pachin <yuriy.pachin at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>> Haskell platform - bad idea.
> Someone will have to explain to me why when the whole Haskell community
> considers cabal-install and the Platform --- supposedly *from* the
> community --- to be the works of the devil, you all haven't set out to rid
> the world of the evil incarnate that created them.
> We will as always ignore or explain away little inconveniences, in favor
> of our preferred utter hatred.
Actually, there _has_ been a lot of effort to both fix the Haskell Platform
and - in the interim - get it off of the main download page. For example:


There was also a poll taken in response to a related thread on the
community list:


As you can see, the vast majority of the poll respondents wanted the HP to
be the least recommended option on the page, and a number of comments said
it should be done away with entirely.

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