[Haskell-cafe] Ticking time bomb

Edward Z. Yang ezyang at MIT.EDU
Wed Jan 30 23:48:27 CET 2013

Excerpts from Ramana Kumar's message of Wed Jan 30 14:46:26 -0800 2013:
> > This argument seems specious.  Whether or not cabal-install is or not
> > intended to be a package manager, users expect it to act like one (as
> > users expect rubygems to be a package manager), and, at the end of the
> > day, that is what matters.
> >
> But playing along with their delusion might make it harder to change their
> minds.

Looking at the library ecosystems of the most popular programming languages,
I think this ship has already sailed.


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