michael at snoyman.com
Fri Jun 8 12:29:47 CEST 2012
On Jun 8, 2012 1:07 PM, "Simon Marlow" <marlowsd at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 08/06/2012 10:41, Michael Snoyman wrote:
>> What's the advantage to putting this in base instead of a separate
>> package? If it goes in base, it will make it more difficult to upgrade,
>> and take longer for this module to be adopted at all. If possible, I'd
>> opt for a standalone package.
> Uploading it to Hackage is certainly an option, and there are arguments
in both directions. My thinking was:
> - it's a bit small for a package by itself. There's a lot of
> overhead for a package (github repo, Haskell Platform proposal,
> issue tracker, blah blah)
> - To avoid further fragmentation, I would like this package to
> be more visible, especially if we go to the trouble as a community
> of building some consensus around it.
> - The obvious package name 'async' is already taken
Maybe we could address some of those issues: perhaps Peter Simons would be
willing to forfeit the package name in favor of this updated one. That
would provide more consolidation, and let the community-driven package use
the obvious name.
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