Renamed Haskell Applications
shaun at FreeBSD.org
Wed May 26 19:47:30 UTC 2010
On Tue, May 25, 2010 at 04:16:32PM +0200, Gabor PALI wrote:
> Recently I have tagged the following popular but Cabalized
> in the Ports Collection with the "hs-" prefix:
> - darcs : devel/darcs -> devel/hs-darcs
> - pandoc : textproc/pandoc -> textproc/hs-pandoc
> - xmonad : x11-wm/xmonad -> x11-wm/hs-xmonad, x11-wm/xmonad-contrib
> -> x11-wm/hs-xmonad-contrib
> - xmobar : x11/xmobar -> x11/hs-xmobar
> Please send "+1" or "-1" depending on whether you support or object
> change. Thank you!
I tend to agree with Dmitry, for the reasons he articulated. In the case
of end-user applications, the language of choice generally is of no
concern to the user.
However: we lack consistency elsewhere in ports with the other prefixes.
This probably just stirs things up even more. :-)
Shaun Amott // PGP: 0x6B387A9A
"A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin
of little minds." - Ralph Waldo Emerson
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