[Haskell-cafe] Re: Planning for a website

Max Desyatov explicitcall at googlemail.com
Tue Aug 18 15:22:54 EDT 2009

Simon Michael <simon at joyful.com> writes:

> I can give a +1 vote for the Hack api and related libs. (Jinjing Wang
> is a one-man army.) Below hack you'll run happstack or another
> web-serving lib. Above hack you might run some combination of loli,
> maid, the hack middleware modules, hsp.
> The advantage is that changing the low-level server in future is a
> matter of changing one or two lines; and the upper-level utilities
> seem more usable to me than current happstack's.

The problem is that `hack` isn't documented at all and that prevents it
from being in wide use.  At least, when I started my web app, I
preferred happstack, as low-level and documented API is better than
high-level API without a little bit of documentation, examples and

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