[web-devel] Data.Word8 (word8 library)

Gregory Collins greg at gregorycollins.net
Thu Sep 20 18:16:01 CEST 2012

On Thu, Sep 20, 2012 at 5:01 PM, Michael Snoyman <michael at snoyman.com>wrote:

> I disagree with a problem with an extra package: this is such a
> low-level detail that average users don't need to really be aware of
> the existence of the package, and I think the marginal increase in
> compile times shouldn't cause any issues. I used to worry much more
> about adding extra packages to the mix, but with the more recent
> versions of cabal-install and the community's general improvement in
> handling dependency hell, I see less of a reason to do so.

I only mention this because one of the Tsuru guys mentioned to me that they
stopped using Snap because it had too many dependencies -- they're not
using Cabal internally. Of course, Yesod is even more of a non-starter for
them because of this issue.

Gregory Collins <greg at gregorycollins.net>
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