darcs patch: FIX #1378 Add option for a shorter banner on GHCi
cdsmith at twu.net
Fri Jun 1 10:08:16 EDT 2007
Stefan O'Rear wrote:
> My 2 cents:
> I'd like to see the banner removed completely, or at least moved to a
> higher verbosity level.
> Users who need help or version are presumably know about --help and
> --version; they aren't exactly GHC-specific!
GHCi is the only executable thing (i.e., not just a document) that gets
added to the start menu when someone downloads and installs GHC for Windows.
If it were changed so that they just see "Prelude>" when they click on it,
I'm afraid it would make Haskell seem quite unfriendly indeed!
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