Haskell Support on Windows

Simon Peyton Jones simonpj at microsoft.com
Tue Apr 1 10:57:00 UTC 2014

| I've been getting the impression that a lot of the stickier GHC bugs are
| Windows specific, while very few GHC hackers actually use Windows, other
| than to ensure that GHC works on it.
| Perhaps it should be "demoted" to second-tier GHC support as well, at
| least to the extent that Windows bugs won't hold up a release?

That's true.  But many, many people *use* GHC on Windows.  It would be terribly sad to abandon them.

What we need is more developers to volunteer to help look after the Windows version of GHC.  One or two are doing so, but we need more.   Please!


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