Haskell platform proposal: the async package

Roman Cheplyaka roma at ro-che.info
Wed Jun 13 14:35:46 BST 2012

* Ivan Lazar Miljenovic <ivan.miljenovic at gmail.com> [2012-06-13 23:14:18+1000]
> On 13 June 2012 23:12, Roman Cheplyaka <roma at ro-che.info> wrote:
> > * Ivan Lazar Miljenovic <ivan.miljenovic at gmail.com> [2012-06-13 23:02:18+1000]
> >> Is it possible to add something there about _why_ this package should
> >> be in the Platform rather than being a recommended package for people
> >> to cabal-install if they need something like it?
> >
> > Is there such a justification for any platform package?
> network, OpenGL, etc. can apparently be difficult to install on
> Windows due to dependence upon C libraries, so it helps to have an
> all-in-one installer for them.

Point taken. However, I don't think that the main goal of the platform
is to provide a Windows installer for hard-to-install libraries.

Roman I. Cheplyaka :: http://ro-che.info/

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