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

Tom Ellis tom-lists-haskell-cafe-2017 at jaguarpaw.co.uk
Mon Apr 4 13:51:17 UTC 2022

On Mon, Apr 04, 2022 at 01:44:24PM +0000, Keith wrote:
> >However, I'm a bit puzzled by the experience of your students.  The
> >Downloads page[1] already contains a link to ghcup which is a
> >one-click installer (or rather a one-click-to-paste-into-the-terminal
> >installer) for the popular architectures.  It should work as well on
> >Windows and Mac as it does on Linux.
> Sad to say, but even among computer science students there is a
> world of difference between a '1 click' installer and one line of
> shell code to run.

I can certainly believe that, but without more precise details of
exactly what form that difference takes I can't do much about
improving the situation.


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