[Haskell-cafe] Anyone up for Google SoC 2010?

Gwern Branwen gwern0 at gmail.com
Thu Feb 4 17:04:25 EST 2010

On Wed, Feb 3, 2010 at 8:14 PM, Henk-Jan van Tuyl <hjgtuyl at chello.nl> wrote:
> On Wed, 03 Feb 2010 23:34:34 +0100, Neil Mitchell <ndmitchell at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>> Hi Gwern,
>> Please update: "haskell-src-exts -> haskell-src" **Unknown**
>> This project was an unqualified success.  haskell-src-exts is now one
>> of the most commonly used Haskell libraries, achieved the goals in the
>> project proposal, and is an essential piece of Haskell infrastructure.
> You can see this using Roel van Dijk's reversed dependencies overview [1]:
> 23 direct and 57 indirect dependencies on haskell-src-exts-1.8.0
> Regards,
> Henk-Jan van Tuyl

And how many of those used haskell-src-exts *before* the SoC project?
And would have used it regardless? You can't point to a popular
project which got a SoC student, and say look at how popular it is -
obviously the SoC student was hugely successful.


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