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

Daniel Trstenjak daniel.trstenjak at gmail.com
Tue Sep 27 07:47:29 UTC 2016

On Mon, Sep 26, 2016 at 05:25:34PM -0700, Michael Sloan 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.

The problem with batteries included is, that the batteries might
never be the best.

I think that's already the case for some parts of the Python standard
library, that other external libraries are preferred.

Now you still have to educate Newbies which libraries they should use.

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