[Haskell-cafe] Yi project proposal for GSOC 2014

Mateusz Kowalczyk fuuzetsu at fuuzetsu.co.uk
Mon Mar 17 22:31:47 UTC 2014

On 17/03/14 21:10, Ketil Malde wrote:
>> We are not discussing here what tool is the best and try to mandate 
>> everyone to use it. We are discussing how to efficiently use the scarce 
>> development resources (time, money) for the benefit of haskell community.
> Well, in the end the proposals will be voted over.  Less general
> proposals are likely to get fewer votes.
>> The consensus is already there. It is obvious the demand for such tool is 
>> high, hence many (failed) attempts. Failed because of the lack of resources 
>> and coordination.
> Say what?  I'm not familiar with the others, but Emacs and haskell-mode
> and ghc-mode and darcsum works pretty well for me - I'd certainly not
> call them failures.
> (Of course, I would rather see somebody spending GSoC working on them,
> but I accept that other people prefer other systems.  But while I'm at
> it, some things I might like to see would be:
>   - quickcheck/flymake support, so that funcitons with failing unit
>     tests are highlighted automatically
>   - code coverage highlighting in buffer
>   - org-mode-like folding and refiling 
>   - automatic import/export list management
>   - perhaps easy navigation between source and core?
> )
> -k

As I pointed out, Yi is not one of these attempts. The people in this
sub-thread made their own thread (Haskell IDEs or something) so you
might want to reply there.

Mateusz K.

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