[Haskell-cafe] Market Place for Haskell development teams?
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Fri Oct 2 11:03:07 EDT 2009
2009/10/2 John A. De Goes <john at n-brain.net>:
> On Oct 1, 2009, at 12:13 AM, Curt Sampson wrote:
>> And as far as something like dealing with a changing language and
>> libraries, the mainstream already has well-established and popular
>> techniques for doing just: agile development.
> A project manager's worst nightmare:
> "Sorry boss, but we're just not going to be able to meet that deadline,
> because, well, a language extension we were using was dropped from the
> language, and the syntax for some core operators was changed. Not only is
> our code broken, but many of the libraries we were using are broken. Don't
> worry, though, we're 'agile', so our unit tests will tell us when our code
> is working again."
> Big business demands stability.
Of course, the haskell community is that immature. People keep
dropping extensions without a thought for potential problems. And the
package versioning policy is just a joke written for next april fools
day. Sorry for the spoiler.
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