[Haskell-cafe] [Haskell] GHC is a monopoly compiler

Brandon Allbery allbery.b at gmail.com
Tue Sep 27 01:52:52 UTC 2016

On Mon, Sep 26, 2016 at 9:33 PM, Wizek <123.wizek at gmail.com> wrote:

> Although I am not sure a dictatorship would be required -- benevolent or
>> otherwise -- but batteries would certainly be welcome in the standard
>> libraries.
> On 27 September 2016 at 02:25, Michael Sloan <mgsloan at gmail.com> wrote:
>> A bit of a tangent to a tangential conversation, but I wish that
>> Haskell could move towards the "batteries included" attitude of
>> Python's standard library.  That is an example of benevolent
>> dictatorship / vertical monopoly going very very well.
That was attempted. Everyone hated it and newcomers are loudly warned to
never ever use it.

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