[Haskell-cafe] Hackage being too strict?

Duncan Coutts duncan.coutts at worc.ox.ac.uk
Fri Apr 18 06:18:14 EDT 2008

On Fri, 2008-04-18 at 13:59 +0400, Bulat Ziganshin wrote:
> Hello Duncan,
> Friday, April 18, 2008, 1:43:24 PM, you wrote:
> > older Cabal versions). We can make it stricter again in the future when
> > Cabal-1.4+ is much more widely deployed.
> the problem, imho, is that such tools as Cabal, GHC, Hackage should be
> built with forward and backward compatibility in mind. otherwise,
> Haskell will still remain mostly a hacker tool

Yes! Yes you're absolutely right, that's why I've been fixing it :-)


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