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

Michael Sloan mgsloan at gmail.com
Tue Sep 27 03:24:10 UTC 2016

Fair point, my mistake, sorry.  I will try to tone it down and be a
more civil communicator.  To me equating the Haskell Platform with
python's batteries included approach is laughable, so I laughed.

I find Brandon's opinions on things to often be diametrically opposed
to my own, and this seems to be a cause of a great deal of contention.


On Mon, Sep 26, 2016 at 8:20 PM, Tom Murphy <amindfv at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 27, 2016 at 12:11 PM, Michael Sloan <mgsloan at gmail.com> wrote:
>> LOL! Oh man, this guy must be pulling my leg... Haskell platform was
>> never a batteries included plan.  It was a plan for package
>> bureaucracy, mixed in with a broken installation approach.  Sorry, but
>> that was not a good enough attempt at emulating python's "batteries
>> included" . From https://www.python.org/dev/peps/pep-0206/
> The substance of your positions on packaging/HP aside, it has been 15 hours
> since SPJ's email about having more respectful discussion in our community.
> Please speak with civility.
> Tom

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