hackage, package list, trac, some suggestions/questions

Johan Tibell johan.tibell at gmail.com
Tue Jun 3 11:05:02 EDT 2008

On Tue, Jun 3, 2008 at 4:24 PM, Simon Peyton-Jones
<simonpj at microsoft.com> wrote:
> Personally I think that the key innovation on Hackage would be a user feedback system, like the user reviews on Amazon.  Users can:
>  - give a mark out of 10 for a package
>  - write a review (perhaps short): eg "a real struggle to build on Solaris" or "worked like a charm"
> The marks are averaged and displayed, so other users can pick ones with good reviews.

We could also build a recommender system with a little machine
learning. "If you liked 'bytestring' you might also like...".


-- Johan

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