[Haskell-cafe] idea: <package>-latest URLs for Hackage

Brandon Allbery allbery.b at gmail.com
Thu Jul 9 21:56:46 UTC 2015

On Thu, Jul 9, 2015 at 5:54 PM, Tikhon Jelvis <tikhon at jelv.is> wrote:

> The problem, then, is visibility both to users and to Google. Since it's
> an actual redirect, your URL bar will show the specific version when you
> follow the link. The version number will also show up if you copy the URL
> from one of the links on the contents page even if you got there without
> specifying a version. (By following
> http://hackage.haskell.org/package/base
> for example.)
My understanding is that Hackage is using a link tag that Google claims
should work... but in practice does not. I think latest urls are being
actively considered as an alternative, if I understood the discussion

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