[Haskell-cafe] Building "production stable" software in Haskell
ketil at ii.uib.no
Tue Sep 18 03:05:33 EDT 2007
On Tue, 2007-09-18 at 01:11 +0100, Neil Mitchell wrote:
> DBM's can differentiate themselves on external database support,
Surely this is an opportunity to focus development on a single library
with broader support? Currently, we have HSQL and HDBC supplying
incompatible low-level interfaces, supporting a different set of back
ends. No matter what I choose, I risk having to make a costly
conversion later on.
> XML is not simple and does not interface to third
> party programs. I can think of at least 4 XML libraries, all of which
> are quite different.
...and at least some of them come with their own re-implementation of
I think competition and choice can be great, but I also think it is
important to have a good default libraries to turn to for, well,
"production stable" software.
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