Killing or resurrecting version tags for good

Mikhail Glushenkov the.dead.shall.rise at
Sat Jul 26 22:44:39 UTC 2014


On 26 July 2014 23:36, Edward Z. Yang <ezyang at> wrote:
> Hello all,
> A while back, I was nattering around the parsing code for Cabal,
> and I noticed that Cabal still had code for parsing version tags,
> but was explicitly *not* printing out version tags. [...]
> So if we're keeping tags around, at least for the immediate future,
> then we should print them; otherwise, we should get rid of them
> entirely!

IIRC, Duncan wants to remove version tags both from Cabal and
Data.Version. So perhaps it's time to deprecate them.

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