[Haskell-cafe] Pruning the Front Page
dons at galois.com
Mon Jul 20 14:12:16 EDT 2009
> I think we should remove unmaintained or refocused implementations
> from the haskell.org front page. This would mean removing:
> YHC - unmaintained, hasn't built for me in a while
> LHC - Not a standalone compiler these days - perhaps should be
> linked as a GHC subproject?
> Other than those I'd propose NHC but I'm guessing that would get some
> pushback (even though it currently doesn't build for me). Before
> anyone brings up HUGS I'll just say that 1) it is used 2) it builds 3)
> at least it's been updated more recently than the Haskell langauge.
I guess we just acknowledge that all implementations are not equal, and
for newbies we strongly recommend GHC + Haskell Platform. For
reference, we point to a page listing all implementations.
This follows convention (i.e. Python, Ruby only point to the canonical
impls, not the various forks).
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