Proposed change to ForeignPtr

Manuel M T Chakravarty chak at
Mon Aug 12 08:53:20 EDT 2002

"Simon Marlow" <simonmar at> wrote,
> > > That's a tricky one.  From the standards point of view, I am
> > > actually *very* reluctant to introduce new names.  On the other
> > > hand, reusing the old names will lead to a couple of unhappy emails
> > > from people using the old interface again.
> > 
> > But only a couple I conjecture.
> Heh, I distinctly remember several complaints from *you* in the past
> when things have changed in GHC!

I don't see a contradiction in these two statements.  After
all Alastair can only account for one complaint per change
...and he won't complain this time; so, there will be less.


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