[Haskell-cafe] Hackage Improvement Ideas

José Pedro Magalhães jpm at cs.uu.nl
Thu Oct 23 09:12:23 EDT 2008

I think at least some sort of statistics of visits and downloads of a
package would be very useful, also for the developers to have an idea of how
many people are using the package.


On Thu, Oct 23, 2008 at 13:12, Jason Dagit <dagit at codersbase.com> wrote:

> Hello,
> I was thinking of fun little projects people could work on to improve
> Hackage:
> 1) Popularity statistics -- like debian's popcon, gives stats on how
> many people have which packages from hackage installed
> 2) Per package ratings and feedback listed on the page for each package
> 3) A way to mark a package as "should be removed"
> 4) All the hackage pages should be wiki editable -- for example, the
> intro page refers to cabal-install as experimental but I think it's
> moved beyond that point but I'm not sure how to edit that sentence.
> What else should hackage do?
> Who wants to claim one of the above earn some serious karma?
> Jason
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