hackage, package list, trac, some suggestions/questions

Henning Thielemann lemming at henning-thielemann.de
Tue Jun 3 11:32:56 EDT 2008

On Tue, 3 Jun 2008, Johan Tibell wrote:

> 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...".

... to download dependent packages. :-]

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