[Haskell-cafe] ANN: HTTPbis / HTTP-4000.x package available

Henning Thielemann schlepptop at henning-thielemann.de
Fri Jan 16 18:02:46 EST 2009

Don Stewart schrieb:
> lemming:
>> On Thu, 15 Jan 2009, Sigbjorn Finne wrote:
>>> I guess it's time to publish more widely the availability of a 
>>> modernization of the venerable and trusted HTTP package, which I've been 
>>> working on off&on for a while.
>>  I was always afraid that a fork may happen during I work on HTTP in order 
>> to get it more lazy. That's why I started discussion on web-devel mailing 
>> list, but got only limited response. I also notified Bjorn, that my 
>> changes need still a little time and that I'm worried about darcs 
>> conflicts. Seems that we now run into a perfect conflict. I don't like to 
>> throw away the work that I have done the last weeks.
>> My version is at
>>   http://code.haskell.org/~thielema/http/
> There's absolutely no need to throw away work. Hackage is a broad
> church, release it as http-lazy, at the very least.

Somehow yes. As I said, it still needs cleanup and I wonder whether I
invest that time in my version or whether I should merge my changes
immediately into HTTP-4000. As it now stands, I can provide laziness and
HTTP-4000 provides ByteStrings and I'm sure people wants both of them.

More information about the Haskell-Cafe mailing list