[Haskell-cafe] Hoogle and Network.Socket

John A. De Goes john at n-brain.net
Sat Feb 21 21:29:23 EST 2009

Maybe because one Haskeller generally tries to help another one.  
That's what what it means to be a community, no?


John A. De Goes
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On Feb 21, 2009, at 6:47 PM, Jonathan Cast wrote:

> On Sat, 2009-02-21 at 07:25 -0700, John A. De Goes wrote:
>> I think the (valid) concern is that too many people are choosing
>> platform-specific packages when there are alternatives available
>> (albeit not as convenient in some cases), and this really hurts the
>> Windows community because Windows is so radically different from all
>> the other operating systems.
>> Not showing platform-specific packages by default *might* make  
>> package
>> writers more likely to develop cross-platform packages. We've heard
>> many times someone say, "I don't know if it works on Windows, never
>> really thought of that."
> Um, why *should* I think of that?
> jcc

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