Extending Cabal

Simon Marlow simonmar at microsoft.com
Thu May 12 12:14:48 EDT 2005

On 12 May 2005 15:49, Isaac Jones wrote:

> I don't mind this change much, it might even be good.  One thing I
> like about the old way, though, is that it encourages people to use
> the hierarchical namespace, which is a nice way to organize things
> whether you are building a library or an executable.
> But Cabal's purpose is to help folks build tools, not to enforce style
> ;) I'd accept it if you feel that you need it.  Anyone else have an
> opinion?

It's a trivial change to make, it doesn't break anything, and it lets us
support more existing projects without substantial reorganisation of
their file structure.  Sounds like a no-brainer to me.


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