Providing a smooth default user experience

Simon Hengel sol at
Fri Nov 30 09:08:49 CET 2012

On Thu, Nov 29, 2012 at 09:01:13AM -0800, Johan Tibell wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 29, 2012 at 8:20 AM, Simon Hengel <sol at> wrote:
> > On Thu, Nov 29, 2012 at 07:54:34AM -0800, Johan Tibell wrote:
> >> We may very well end up doing this. There's no rush to make it
> >> default. We can make a release with opt-in sandboxes and decide three
> >> months later if we want to make it the default.
> >
> > Nice.
> >
> > So I guess the idea is that we will have a release candidate (as Mikhail
> > suggested).  If there are major issues that we can't get fixed before
> > the release, we make it opt-in?
> We might make it opt-in in any case, since we cannot really test
> everyone's usage patterns. I think what we'll do is to make it opt-in
> and at the same time announce our intentions to make it default and
> encourage people to try it out for an extended period of time.

Ok, makes sense.

I would assume that implying `cabal install --only-dependencies` on
`cabal build` is only sane if sandboxing is used.  So we would defer
that too?


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