[Haskell-cafe] Problem with Haskell Platform website

Don Stewart dons at galois.com
Wed Mar 24 11:11:54 EDT 2010

> There's a problem with the Haskell Platform website.  I'm posting the  
> message here because I gave up looking for contact information for the  
> site, maybe someone here can forward the message or tell me who to  
> forward it to?
> The specific page is http://hackage.haskell.org/platform/mac.html
> Being one of the few who still use the PPC architecture, I expect to  
> have to build my own packages from source.  Imagine my surprise when the 
> Haskell platform uses the "Universal Binary" logo on the Mac download.  
> Nowhere on the Mac download page does it specify an architecture.  
> However, the binary is i386 only and not PPC.  So I just wasted time 
> downloading something I can't install on my computer.
> This page shows the "Universal Binary" logo: http://hackage.haskell.org/platform/
> Here is Apple's "Universal Binary" page, which describes what the logo  
> means: http://www.apple.com/universal/
> It would be nice to get rid of the "Universal Binary" logo and to mark  
> the packages as i386.

Yes, we spotted that yesterday. Expect the logo fixed shortly.

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