[racket-dev] haskell's 'hell of a lot of libraries', planet

From: YC (yinso.chen at gmail.com)
Date: Wed Jul 28 00:50:07 EDT 2010

On Tue, Jul 27, 2010 at 8:57 PM, Jay McCarthy <jay.mccarthy at gmail.com>wrote:

> If PLaneT worked the same way, it would "just" be a way of
> distributing our .plt files.

This is a great way to think about planet - a distribution mechanism that
can be used to distribute any package.

On Tue, Jul 27, 2010 at 8:59 PM, Jay McCarthy <jay.mccarthy at gmail.com>

> I think we can and must improve the browsing, searching, rating, etc
> parts of PLaneT. There's no shame in copying Hackage, CPAN, etc on
> these areas because they are probably very wise in their decisions.

+1.  AFAICT CPAN is still the gold standard today that can be emulated.

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