[Haskell-cafe] ANNOUNCE: The Haskell Platform 2009.2.0.2
tom.davie at gmail.com
Mon Aug 3 02:51:46 EDT 2009
I tried the Mac OS X package yesterday, after getting frustrated with
random crashes in my broken GHC 6.9 install... It worked flawlessly,
and got me set up in minutes. Great job everyone associated with
building this installer -- it's now definitely my preferred way of
getting GHC on a mac.
On 3 Aug 2009, at 02:00, Don Stewart wrote:
>> On Mon, Aug 3, 2009 at 1:41 AM, Don Stewart <dons at galois.com> wrote:
>> * Improvements to crazy popular Windows installer
>> Are you kidding or are indeed many Windows users playing with
>> Haskell these
> No, literally,
> From the first few minutes of the release, downloads of the
> various windows
> installer were running at many times the rate as that for other
> (there had until now been no single Haskell package for Windows,
> after all).
> This surprised us. By the end of July 2009, 90 days later, there
> had been:
> * 114,790 downloads of the Windows installer (!!)
> * 2,790 installs of the generic unix source tarball
> (complementing the
> packages provided on each distro).
> On June 1, the Mac OSX package went live, complementing the
> MacPorts GHC version.
> * 1,300 installs of the Mac OSX package.
> Since that was published there have been another 13.9k downloads of
> the Windows installer
> -- Don
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