[Haskell-cafe] expanded standard lib

Mads Lindstrøm mads_lindstroem at yahoo.dk
Mon Nov 19 17:01:19 EST 2007

Brandon S. Allbery KF8NH wrote:
> On Nov 19, 2007, at 15:13 , Neil Mitchell wrote:
> >> - The packages seem to be of quite variable quality. Some are  
> >> excellent,
> >> some are rather poor (or just not maintained any more).
> >
> > The problem is that only one person gets to comment on the quality of
> > a library, the author, who is about the least objective person.
> The ability to "vote" on packages might be interesting here.  If  
> there's 4 HTML libraries and one of them gets lots of votes, it's  
> probably the one to look at first.

It occurred to me that the voting could be implicit. That is, if 10
libraries/programs use library X, then library X gets 10 votes. Kind of
like Google PageRank for libraries.


Mads Lindstrøm

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