Proposal: splitting the network package

wren ng thornton wren at
Mon Jan 21 05:52:17 CET 2013

On 1/17/13 6:32 AM, Graham Klyne wrote:
> If Haskell Platform is to be a serious contender for web applications
> generally, I claim it MUST have a good URI implementation.  And URIs are
> about far more than just HTTP, so I think simply treating them as part
> of HTTP doesn't entirely hack it;  they also underpin aspects of XML and
> linked data applications, somewhat independently of HTTP.

+1. There are plenty of projects and tools I can think of that would 
want to use URIs without having any reason to bring in all of HTTP.

Live well,

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