haskell.org libraries and tools page needs some fixing
Malcolm.Wallace at cs.york.ac.uk
Wed Mar 22 06:38:08 EST 2006
Björn Bringert <bringert at cs.chalmers.se> wrote:
> - The page is very large.
> - Many sections are large.
How about separating each category/section into a new page, all linked
from a single category index at the current location?
> - Many of the libraries have been moved into the standard libraries.
It is very useful for people looking for a particular piece of
functionality to know that there is a "standard" library for it. It
might be good to put references to *more* of the standard libraries.
> - Some libraries are listed in multiple sections (at least some
> CGI libraries, there might be more).
Some libraries do span more than one category?
> - Small and large, new and old libraries are mixed, and it's
> difficult for the reader to asses which things are relevant.
An indication of size and healthiness would be very useful.
> - Replace dead links with Internet Archive links
Good, but only if coupled with the "obsolete" marking below.
> - Create an "obsolete" subsection of each section, and move old
> stuff there. Of course it can be difficult to figure out which
> things are obsolete, but I guess a first approximation would be
> everything for which the link is dead.
Yes. The general healthiness of a library is an important feature to
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