nice new hackage urls

Duncan Coutts duncan.coutts at
Wed Jul 8 11:06:58 EDT 2009

On Wed, 2009-07-08 at 14:17 +0200, Johan Tibell wrote:

>         Do people really concoct little text or xml files giving name
>         -> url mappings? Is there some common standard format for
>         doing that?
> I don't know of a standard format. You could indeed use XML (or
> perhaps JSON). By letting the server specify its URL scheme (instead
> of relying on out-of-band knowledge about resource locations) it can
> be more flexible.

I was worried you might say that :-). If possible I'd rather not have to
put and xml or json parser into cabal-install.


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