Feature status for GHC 8.0

Ben Gamari ben at well-typed.com
Wed Nov 18 13:04:31 UTC 2015

"Edward Z. Yang" <ezyang at mit.edu> writes:

> Excerpts from Ben Gamari's message of 2015-11-17 07:22:22 -0800:
>>  * Backpack work                                        Edward Z. Yang
>>       How is this coming along?
> Had a chat with SPJ about this and we've decided that Backpack still
> needs stabilizing, and there is not much gain to be had shipping it
> until it is very nearly done, so we are not going to be targeting
> this patch for GHC 8.0
Sounds good; that is consistent with my own discussions with Simon on
this matter.

What about the compacts work? I know that Simon Marlow has some
questions about the implementation.


- Ben
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