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

Donald Bruce Stewart dons at cse.unsw.edu.au
Sun Dec 17 15:30:20 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.

And Linspire is already doing some packaging things in Haskell. So its
not even breaking new ground :)

-- Don

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