[Haskell-cafe] Standard package file format

Bardur Arantsson spam at scientician.net
Sat Sep 17 09:35:53 UTC 2016

On 2016-09-17 10:50, Joachim Durchholz wrote:
> Am 17.09.2016 um 09:51 schrieb Bardur Arantsson:
>> Regardless: It will only help third party code written in Haskell. Much
>> as I like most userland software to be written in Haskell it won't help
>> e.g. IntelliJ IDEA one whit.
> Unless Haskell runs on the JVM.

I think people have been wishing for that for a while... some people
even worked on it, but so far nothing's come of it AFAIK.

> Do you know whether Frege (https://github.com/Frege) is a viable option
> for that?

Not in the least last time I checked. It's missing far too many of the
extensions that almost everybody uses as a matter of course.

Maybe given a few more years, but I'm not holding my breath.


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