[Haskell-cafe] Building "production stable" software in Haskell

Andrew Coppin andrewcoppin at btinternet.com
Mon Sep 17 14:26:55 EDT 2007

Adrian Hey wrote:
> Personally I don't really like the idea of Data.Map, Data.Map.AVL or
> any other lib becoming entrenched as official or de-facto standards.
> It seems like a recipe for stagnation to me. IMHO such libs just
> shouldn't be bundled with ghc (or any other compiler) for this reason.

Out of curiosity... what's so bad about "stagnation"? (Otherwise known 
as "having a fixed structure that everybody can rely on"...)

PS. If anybody *does* figure out how to build "production stable" 
software, in any language, please let the nice guys at VALVe know how to 
do it! :-}

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