[Haskell] Re: Been there, it's great. Let's do it again, Re: HaskellForge

Aaron Denney wnoise at ofb.net
Wed Jun 1 03:16:32 EDT 2005

On 2005-06-01, Gour <list at atmarama.org> wrote:
> The two main Haskell gui libs (gtk2hs & wxhaskell) use SF, and (still) use 
> CVS. The same with ghc - I understand that ghc is around much longer
> than darcs, and gtk2hs & wxhaskell being on SF cannot use darcs, but
> as Manuel put wrote nicely regarding ghc & darcs (darcs-users list):
> Is Darcs sufficient for fptools?  If it is, the one reason to adopt it
> is because it is written in Haskell, and we like to promote Haskell.
> So, having HaskellForge site with darcs (& other services like Hackage)
> is a nice way to promote Haskell & build its community.

That's a side benefit.  When darcs is appropriate for a project,
it is so so much nicer than CVS.

Aaron Denney

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