Thinking about what's missing in our library coverage

Don Stewart dons at
Tue Aug 4 12:15:22 EDT 2009

> On 04/08/2009 12:57, Sittampalam, Ganesh wrote:
>> Simon Marlow wrote:
>>> By bringing gtk2hs into the platform, we would be giving the gtk2hs
>>> maintainers a helpful boost; they'd get more testing for one thing.
>> I think that should explicitly not be a reason to bring things into the
>> platform.
> *grin* absolutely :)
> However, I don't think the platform should just swim around with its  
> mouth open waiting for tasty packages to come along.  Sometimes we need  
> to make strategic decisions about what functionality is most important.

I agree with this. There are broader adoption issues we're trying to
achieve in this process, after all, and having a better base lib than
anyone else helps that.

-- Don

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