[Haskell-cafe] Re: Haskell project proposals reddit

Neal Alexander wqeqweuqy at hotmail.com
Wed Dec 10 04:26:56 EST 2008

Don Stewart wrote:
> 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!
> -- Don

A library for spatial data structures would be nice (Octree etc).

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