wither the Platform

Brandon Allbery allbery.b at gmail.com
Wed Mar 25 14:50:10 UTC 2015

On Wed, Mar 25, 2015 at 10:47 AM, Mike Meyer <mwm at mired.org> wrote:

> The words "Core Platform" makes me think there ought to be a "non-Core"
> platform. This would actually match the Clojure model, where there's "the
> stuff that's part of Clojure", "a set of recommended libraries", and "the
> library archive anyone can put stuff in". If the platform is going to
> undergo serious shrinkage, maybe the things that get pushed out - like the
> OpenGL stuff - should be considered for that middle category? Less rigorous
> testing, not bundled with the platform, but unlike all of hackage, an
> effort is made to insure that there's a repository where it builds on top
> of the "core platform"?

That's pretty much what I'm thinking of, yes. Not sure about "less rigorous
testing" --- but "doesn't have to release at the same time" is a

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