[Haskell-cafe] Yi project proposal for GSOC 2014

Brandon Allbery allbery.b at gmail.com
Mon Mar 10 17:05:41 UTC 2014

On Mon, Mar 10, 2014 at 12:28 PM, Vagif Verdi <vagif.verdi at gmail.com> wrote:

> >there's already hdevtools
> There you go. Another one! See what i'm saying? So much wasted effort and
> a dozen of half baked programs all of which implement low hanging fruit of
> the same set of basic features and have no resources left to deliver truly
> powerful and polished capabilities.

And what exactly stops your one-to-rule-them-all from just becoming yet
another one? (Or: what exactly means that the world will flock to your
proposal instead of continuing to do what it already does?) As far as I can
see, it is based on wishful thinking alone.

Build a consensus *first* and make sure you're serving everyone else's
needs and that everyone else is interested. Otherwise you end up with

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