[Haskell-cafe] Re: GSoC: Hackage 2.0

Don Stewart dons at galois.com
Fri Apr 9 23:29:40 EDT 2010

> The proposal as I submitted it is here:
> http://docs.google.com/View?docid=0Afa5MxwyB_zYZGhjanNrdjNfMjkzZjloOWNienY&pageview=1&hgd=1&hl=en
> And it might need further revision as I talk to Duncan and the
> community. The advanced social features wouldn't get deployed by the
> end of the summer, but by that point the project would have structural
> integrity enough to write and release the features relatively easily,
> as well as act as a web service for their functionality. About
> concerns of excessive Web 2.0-ness: I agree that some of the features
> should be optional, particularly ones which duplicate other formal and
> informal bug-tracking systems. Ones which provide information to rank
> and navigate packages effectively are more essential. There's a lot to
> learn from other projects with similar systems and Haskellers'
> experience with those.

Very pragmatic! Thanks for submitting a proposal!

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