[Haskell-cafe] File path programme

Simon Marlow simonmar at microsoft.com
Tue Jan 25 10:26:57 EST 2005

On 24 January 2005 22:11, Ben Rudiak-Gould wrote:

> Please, let's not ship this with the hierarchical libraries. It's not
> ready for prime time.

We decided to provide this library for purely pragmatic reasons.  It's
better than nothing.


Doing a reasonable job on System.FilePath, even if it isn't perfect,
will help prevent lots of applications from falling into common traps,
and help make more code portable.


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