Deprecating Safe Haskell, or heavily investing in it?

Tom Ellis tom-lists-haskell-cafe-2017 at
Wed Dec 28 12:13:49 UTC 2022

On Tue, Dec 27, 2022 at 08:33:04PM -0700, Chris Smith wrote:
> This conversation reminds me of a parable I encountered somewhere, in which
> someone declares "I don't understand why this decision was ever made, and I
> we should change it", and someone responds, "No, if you don't understand
> the decision was made, then you don't know enough to change it.  If you
> learn why it was decided that way in the first place, then you will have
> the understanding to decide whether to change it."

That parable is Chesterton's fence:'s_fence

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