RFC: Extended version-range descriptions for Cabal

Ross Paterson ross at soi.city.ac.uk
Wed Sep 26 06:31:31 EDT 2007

On Mon, Sep 24, 2007 at 10:02:28PM +0100, Ian Lynagh wrote:
> On Mon, Sep 24, 2007 at 09:53:16PM +0200, Thomas Schilling wrote:
> > I'd like include this into Cabal-1.2 which is scheduled with the next
> > ghc release, so it can fearlessly be used when getting packages ready
> > for GC 6.8.1.
> I'd prefer we had more time to consider the syntax, as we don't want to
> be stuck with supporting whatever we come up with in the eleventh hour.

Me too, especially as this is a convenience rather than a necessity,
and it affects the file syntax, which will have to be supported for a
long time (unlike the API).  Isn't it too late now, with GHC (including
Cabal) at the RC stage?

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