aeson and dlist in HP 2013.4.0.0
greg at gregorycollins.net
Tue Nov 26 12:46:35 UTC 2013
Is there a way to include packages as second-class in the platform? I.e.
"this package isn't 'blessed' but for now it's required by a package we
really do want." Then we could work later to either bring the dependencies
into the platform or rework the platform packages to exclude the
On Tue, Nov 26, 2013 at 5:19 AM, Mark Lentczner <mark.lentczner at gmail.com>wrote:
> My view of the conversation so far:
> 1) Aeson option 3 or 4 is desirable - we all want aeson, we don't want
> 2) dlist has generated a fair bit of discussion, but no clear agreement.
> 3) no one has weighed in on scientific
> We need to come to rough consensus on these issues soon if we are to get
> to aeson in this round.
> My opinion, with my "HP Release Manager" hat on: I'd like to see a version
> of aeson-0.7 that didn't use dlist (just, ick, duplicated what it used in
> it's innards), and either had the Scientific removed, or as part of aeson
> itself (rather than as a separate package). I recognize the
> sub-standardness of this solution, though it is forward compatible with
> future evolutions (such as exposing dlist, and/or scientific).
> - Mark
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Gregory Collins <greg at gregorycollins.net>
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