[Haskell] Fwd: ANN: Yi 0.6.3

Robby Findler robby at eecs.northwestern.edu
Tue Mar 29 04:08:55 CEST 2011

On Mon, Mar 28, 2011 at 8:39 PM, Brandon S Allbery KF8NH
<allbery.b at gmail.com> wrote:
> Somehow the Haskell community is hellbent on repeating the mistakes every
> other community learned about the hard way years ago, especially in the area
> of dependencies (first refusing to acknowledge the need for upper dependency
> limits, more recently trying to avoid adding an epoch — and I'm not counting
> how packages included with the compiler but not recognized as such by Cabal
> lead directly to Cabal introducing diamond dependency failures).  Is this
> *really* necessary, or should those of us who've seen it before just sit
> back and watch you all ram your heads against the same brick walls?
> (Why no, it doesn't look like a brick wall now; that's the point.  It
> *will*.  Learn *before* it happens.)

Hi Brandon: are any of these lessons written up somewhere? (I'd love
to be able to read about what the important ones are, their rationale,


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