Summary of current change suggestions

Simon Marlow simonmar at
Thu Feb 22 06:55:32 EST 2001

> On Thu, 22 Feb 2001, Simon Marlow wrote:
> > The package spec format is designed to be used with "read" 
> (i.e. it's
> > Haskell syntax), so Hugs could just read it using its 
> built-in parser.
> The format should be extensible, i.e. adding future fields should not
> break old code which does not use these fields. IMHO each field which
> is a list should be allowed to be skipped, defaulting to the 
> empty list.

yep, good point.


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