[Haskell-cafe] expanded standard lib

Duncan Coutts duncan.coutts at worc.ox.ac.uk
Tue Nov 20 06:39:56 EST 2007

On Tue, 2007-11-20 at 13:45 +0300, Bulat Ziganshin wrote:
> Hello Brandon,
> Tuesday, November 20, 2007, 1:15:34 AM, you wrote:
> >>> 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 can be made easy and automatic by just publishing "number of
> downloads" on hackage
> what hackage developers will say?

Yes please! Please contribute the feature.

Grab the hackage code from:


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Another thing I'd like to see coming out of this discussion is some
feature requests filed in the hackage trac with a summary of some of our



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