[Haskell-cafe] [ANN] random-stream package
manlio_perillo at libero.it
Thu Mar 19 10:48:38 EDT 2009
Brent Yorgey ha scritto:
> On Thu, Mar 19, 2009 at 11:55:16AM +0100, Manlio Perillo wrote:
>> Note that I have not uploaded it on Hackage, and I do not plan to upload it
>> in the near future, at least until I will repute the package mature enough.
> I would encourage you to upload it to Hackage regardless of its
> supposed maturity, especially if you want feedback. I'm not sure why
> you would be hesitant to upload your package;
Because I'm very strict with my code.
I don't even release my Python packages on http://pypi.python.org/pypi,
and I'm much more expert in Python ;-).
> Hackage hosts an
> extremely wide range of packages in terms of maturity, and that's a
> good thing. It also provides a very convenient method (in combination
> with cabal-install) of disseminating libraries. I am several orders
> of magnitude more likely to try something out if I can just 'cabal
> install foo' than if I have to manually download and unpack a tarball
> myself, and I doubt I am alone in this.
It should be possible to do:
cabal install http://haskell.mperillo.ath.cx/random-stream-0.0.1.tar.gz
It's unfortunate that this is not supported.
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