[Haskell-cafe] Re: Cabal packages -> cabbages

Conor McBride conor at strictlypositive.org
Mon Sep 21 05:40:05 EDT 2009

Hi Jón

On 21 Sep 2009, at 10:23, Jon Fairbairn wrote:

> Conor McBride <conor at strictlypositive.org> writes:
>> On 20 Sep 2009, at 23:11, Jason Dusek wrote:
>>> Some day, we're going to need a short, catchy name for Cabal
>>> packages. Let's call them cabbages.
>> Not that this is a good reason to change your mind, but some
>> sufficiently ancient Brits may remember a televisual
> Speaking of ancient Brits, the Finns used to call Britain
> cabbage-land, in case that alters anyone's opinion.

It's always somewhere else, isn't it?

Somehow, a vision of Michael Palin bursting into the RAF
officers' mess shouting "cabbage crates over the briny!"
springs to mind. When faced with blank incomprehension
and a request to speak English, he replies "but I've got
to use banter!". Seems that goes for us too.



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