Avoiding bumping the major version of base in every release

Herbert Valerio Riedel hvriedel at gmail.com
Wed Apr 9 13:39:09 UTC 2014

On 2014-04-09 at 14:51:48 +0200, Johan Tibell wrote:


>> Fwiw, I did go over the changes in base- when I compiled the
>> changelog to check whether the major bump was justified; but since a
>> couple of deprecated functions where removed, several new typeclass
>> instances were added (however, this isn't a justification anymore), the
>> rather disruptive Typeable change occured, as well as the PrimBool
>> changes (which may leak into the API exposed by base) I believed it was
>> well justified.
> I wasn't aware there was a more detailed changelog. Thanks for pointing it
> out. I just wanted to make sure we're all on the same page here.

Oh, and btw, here's also a somewhat older API delta (which is only as
accurate as the hoogle txt files generated -- i.e. take it with a grain
of salt) I generated some time ago:


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