[Haskell-cafe] RFC: removing “alternative installation methods” from haskell.org (or finding them owners)

Brandon Allbery allbery.b at gmail.com
Sun Apr 3 18:39:47 UTC 2022

I have to imagine various distributions' maintainers would be unhappy
to find their packaging referred to as "unverified". (Aside from
Arch's, who apparently just don't care how much of a painful mess they
make for their users.)

On Sun, Apr 3, 2022 at 2:36 PM Tom Ellis
<tom-lists-haskell-cafe-2017 at jaguarpaw.co.uk> wrote:
> On Sun, Apr 03, 2022 at 08:23:58PM +0200, Bardur Arantsson wrote:
> > I did read the OP. My point was simply that it might be acceptable to
> > have half-working (or whatever) instructions if they were squirreled
> > away behind a link + disclaimer. That might be better for people who
> > (for whatever reason) don't want either of the officially supported methods.
> My personal point of view is that it is counterproductive to have
> unverified, unmaintained information on the website anywhere, even
> squirreled away.  But thank you for this suggestion.  We will take it
> into consideration and enact it if there is sufficient support.
> Tom
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