Thinking about what's missing in our library coverage
ashley at semantic.org
Wed Aug 5 00:00:39 EDT 2009
Axel Simon wrote:
> For the former part, I wonder if cabalization is important for Gtk2Hs. A
> cabalized version of Gtk2Hs would allow people to use Cairo and Pango to
> create PDF documents without the need to install the GUI parts of the
> library. On the contrary, if Gtk2Hs is shipped with the platform, then
> all libraries are available anyway and cabalization might not be as
I'm a big fan of Gtk2Hs and would really like to see it cabalised (as
several packages, most likely), though I can see how that's work. Right
now it's a bit annoying to have to go through a separate installation
process to install and upgrade it.
> My question: how important is cabalization for a package that wants to
> be part of the platform?
I think it ought to be required.
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