[Haskell-cafe] Package metadata format - notes from discussion

Peter Simons simons at nospf.cryp.to
Wed Nov 2 16:16:04 UTC 2016

Hi Harendra,

 > It might help if the [Cabal] parser is modularized and detached from
 > the cabal tool itself so that it can be used independently by any
 > other tools wishing to do so.

I'm not quite sure how to interpret that statement. The parser for the
Cabal format is quite modular and re-usable already and has been available
in the Cabal library for years:


Am I missing something?

Best regards,

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