ben at well-typed.com
Fri Jul 24 15:37:19 UTC 2020
Krzysztof Gogolewski <krz.gogolewski at gmail.com> writes:
> There is an exceptional number of changes stated for the next release.
> * Better pattern matching coverage detection
> * New windows IO manager
> * Linear types
> * Large-scale typechecker changes - Taming the Kind Inference Monster,
> simplified subsumption
> * Better register allocation, improving runtime by 0.8% according to
> release notes
> * ghc-bignum
> * Explicit specificity and eager instantiation
> * Qualified do
> * Lexical negation
> * Perhaps Quick Look will manage to land
> Should we call it GHC 9.0? I think the name would be deserved.
As no one has objected, let's move ahead with this proposal. GHC 8.12.1
shall henceforth be 9.0.1.
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