Why is there a cabal file at all?

Marc Weber marco-oweber at gmx.de
Wed Jan 10 05:24:34 EST 2007

On Tue, Jan 09, 2007 at 07:41:57PM -0800, Conal Elliott wrote:
>    Marc points out that the expressiveness of the Cabal language is
>    insufficient for some packages, and a DSEL would be more expressive.
Sorry, I've never heard abaut DSEL yet.
I still feel like beening a total beginner.. ;)
But I'll try to fill this lack of knowledge.
I was thinking in IO monads as I didn't know something better..

Conal : Can you help me lifting my skills and tell me in some sentences
how a build system could benefit from DSELs?


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