[Haskell-cafe] Re: A suggestion for the next high profile Haskell
Donald Bruce Stewart
dons at cse.unsw.edu.au
Sun Dec 17 15:30:20 EST 2006
> Magnus Therning <magnus at therning.org> wrote:
> >When reading this I couldn't help thinking that rewriting GPG is an
> >excellent opportunity for using Haskell to have an impact on the world.
> The Fedora project is planning to rewrite the foundations of RPM. I've
> noticed that the higher level RPM tools are written in Python, and are (1)
> very slow, (2) single threaded, so window redraws don't happen promptly.
> This would also be a cool place for Haskell to shine.
And Linspire is already doing some packaging things in Haskell. So its
not even breaking new ground :)
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