[Haskell-cafe] ANN: Reverse Dependencies in Hackage (demo)

Johan Tibell johan.tibell at gmail.com
Thu Oct 15 16:22:57 EDT 2009


This is really neat.

2009/10/15 Roel van Dijk <vandijk.roel at gmail.com>:
> Things I would like feedback on:
> - Rev. deps overview for all packages; is it useful?


> - If you look at the reverse dependencies for a package like digest
> you'll see a list of packages that depend on digest. Next to the names
> of the packages that depend on digest are their respective reverse
> dependencies. The idea is that you can see which are the most
> "important" (for some value of important) packages that depend on
> digest. Is that useful?

Yes, I think so.

> - Is this the best way to present the information?

Are the packages with all zeroes in the columns still reverse
dependencies (that don't have any dependencies in turn)?

-- Johan

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