[Haskell-cafe] Why not Darcs?

Maciej Marcin Piechotka uzytkownik2 at gmail.com
Fri Apr 22 01:34:02 CEST 2011

On Thu, 2011-04-21 at 21:29 +0100, Andrew Coppin wrote:
> I'm sure this must be a VFAQ, but... There seems to be universal 
> agreement that Darcs is a nice idea, but is unsuitable for "real" 
> projects. Even GHC keeps talking about getting rid of Darcs. Can anybody 
> tell me what the "problems" with Darcs actually are?

I believe the biggest problem was (i.e. when migration started) that
there is no big-name-hosting supporting darcs. When code.haskell.org
went down people were cut off from code.

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