[Haskell-cafe] Re: Haskell project proposals reddit

Benjamin L.Russell DekuDekuplex at Yahoo.com
Wed Dec 10 02:47:49 EST 2008

On Tue, 9 Dec 2008 20:34:20 -0800, Don Stewart <dons at galois.com>

>I'd like to echo Jason's remarks earlier.
>    http://www.reddit.com/r/haskell_proposals/
>We've tried for a couple of years now to efficiently track 'wanted
>libraries' for the community, but never with much success.
>In particular, two approaches have been tried:
>    * a wiki page
>    * the 200{6,7,8} summer of code trac
>neither proved workable long term, likely because no one knew about
>them, they're harder to contribute to and other factors.
>Now I know there's a lot of spare Haskell capacity in this community.
>3000 mailing list readers, but only 70 new libraries a week being
>uploaded to Hackage --- that's not how we take over the world!
>So this is your chance to contribute:
>    * propose new libraries, and explain why you'd want them
>    * vote on things you'd like to see
>    * pick up tasks that sound interesting
>Let's try to make this work!

After just registering and proposing "A library (or "embedded
language") for interactive animations with 2D and 3D graphics and
sound to replace Fran," thirteen minutes have passed, but my proposal
hasn't appeared yet.

Is your proposal list at http://www.reddit.com/r/haskell_proposals/

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