[Haskell-cafe] Control.Parallel missing

Sjoerd Visscher sjoerd at w3future.com
Mon Dec 28 18:15:11 EST 2009

Hi Mitar,

I think that step 1 should link to the Haskell Platform, and not to GHC or Hugs specifically.
A beginner should not be using GHC 6.12 yet!


On Dec 29, 2009, at 12:03 AM, Mitar wrote:

> Hi!
> A friend of mine tried to learn Haskell and asked me for an advice
> because he had problems with Haskell in 5 steps:
> http://www.haskell.org/haskellwiki/Haskell_in_5_steps
> Under "Write your first parallel Haskell program" section there is
> "import Control.Parallel" which is simply missing in 6.12 and also it
> is not in documentation anymore:
> http://www.haskell.org/ghc/docs/latest/html/libraries/index.html
> I know that we have moved now to Haskell Platfrom so you can install
> it additionally (probably), but for a novice it is not really nice
> that example programs do not compile out of the box. Maybe we could
> extend this 4th step also with an introduction to Cabal?
> Mitar
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Sjoerd Visscher
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