[Haskell-cafe] Taking over `data-default-*`
adam at bergmark.nl
Thu May 10 16:56:09 UTC 2018
I agree that you should avoid Data.Default, but there is still value in
keeping the package up to date since it is well-used. I would appreciate it
being actively maintained.
I would however find it in bad taste to do a take over that immediately
marks the package as deprecated...
On Tue, 8 May 2018 at 22:22 Tony Morris <tonymorris at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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 :
> > http://packdeps.haskellers.com/reverse/data-default
> > 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>
> >> 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>
> >>> 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:
> >>> data-default-class
> >>> data-default-instances-base
> >>> data-default-instances-containers
> >>> data-default-instances-dlist
> >>> data-default-instances-old-locale
> >>> data-default
> >>> Kind regards,
> >>> Marco Zocca
> >>> (http://hackage.haskell.org/user/ocramz)
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> >> Chris Allen
> >> Currently working on http://haskellbook.com
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