Status of Haskell Platform?

Don Stewart dons at
Thu May 20 11:37:03 EDT 2010

> Hi,
> I assume that there are good reasons why the current release
> is stalled (GHC update, Cabal update?, ..), but such reasons are
> not easily visible on the platform web pages. Nor can I see any
> message traffic on this list that would discuss or explain the
> issues related to this delay (since "early April").
> From what I heard, I should wait for GHC 6.12.3. Anything else?

We need to wait for GHC 6.12.3 -- due to the bug in 6.12.2

> More generally, could the current status of the platform please
> be made *obvious early* on its webpages? Currently, a visit
> looking for such info might go like this:

Your plan sounds excellent. Do you think you could draft a page? I can
add it to the site.

-- Don

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