[Haskell-cafe] Re: A suggestion for the next high profile Haskell project

Paul Johnson paul at cogito.org.uk
Sun Dec 17 07:26:34 EST 2006

Magnus Therning <magnus at therning.org> wrote: 

> When reading this[1] I couldn't help thinking that rewriting GPG is an
> excellent opportunity for using Haskell to have an impact on the world.

The Fedora project is planning to rewrite the foundations of RPM.  I've noticed that the higher level RPM tools are written in Python, and are (1) very slow, (2) single threaded, so window redraws don't happen promptly.  This would also be a cool place for Haskell to shine.


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