[Haskell-cafe] Taking over `data-default-*`
tonymorris at gmail.com
Tue May 8 20:21:17 UTC 2018
Because it's a penalising way of "passing an argument to a function"
with no benefit.
On 05/08/2018 07:10 PM, Marco Zocca wrote:
> data-default alone is depended on by > 500 packages :
> Could you motivate why it's not a good idea ?
> On Tue, May 8, 2018 at 11:02 AM, Christopher Allen <cma at bitemyapp.com> wrote:
>> Is this something folks still think is a good idea? I purge
>> Data.Default from projects I work on.
>> On Tue, May 8, 2018 at 3:58 AM, Marco Zocca <zocca.marco at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Dear all,
>>> I've been increasingly relying on data-default-class, but sadly it
>>> doesn't look like it's currently maintained; there are some tickets on
>>> the github issue tracker that would need some attention.
>>> I have tried contacting the authro/current maintainer Lukas Mai (CC'd)
>>> by email but have not received an answer so far (I hope he's doing
>>> well, btw).
>>> This is my first public request for taking over the `data-default`
>>> family of packages:
>>> Kind regards,
>>> Marco Zocca
>>> Libraries mailing list
>>> Libraries at haskell.org
>> Chris Allen
>> Currently working on http://haskellbook.com
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