Haskell Platform proposal: Add the vector package

Gregory Collins greg at gregorycollins.net
Fri Jul 13 14:02:56 CEST 2012

On Fri, Jul 13, 2012 at 10:21 AM, Simon Marlow <marlowsd at gmail.com> wrote:

> We're still better off than before: currently you have to trust *all* the
> code, whereas with Safe Haskell you only have to trust the Trustworthy code.
> Furthermore, nobody is saying that you as a library maintainer or a user
> have to audit anything.  Only a user that wants to run untrusted code has
> to worry about what they're trusting, and Safe Haskell gives them three
> things they didn't have before: (a) automatic checking for Safe code, (b) a
> way to see which modules have to be trusted, and (c) a mechanism for
> telling the system which packages are trusted.

Yes, I see your point now, after reading the docs more carefully. 27% of
the packages on Hackage being inferred safe, however, means you might have
an uphill battle on your hands :)

Gregory Collins <greg at gregorycollins.net>
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