qualified imports, PVP and so on (Was: add new Data.Bits.Bits(bitZero) method)

Brandon Allbery allbery.b at gmail.com
Wed Feb 26 16:01:22 UTC 2014

On Wed, Feb 26, 2014 at 6:47 AM, Alain O'Dea <alain.odea at gmail.com> wrote:

> Ruby users faced it with Gem and solved it with dependency freezing.

Ruby didn't solve it for anyone but developers. End users are required to
build what amounts to a separate Ruby installation using RVM for every Ruby
application, because every application works with only its curated sets of

This is, quite simply, nonsense. You've pushed the whole problem into the
user's lap and required them to do a lot of extra work for every
application they want to use. This "solution" is exactly the thing I want
to *avoid*.

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