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<a href="http://ghc.haskell.org/trac/ghc/wiki/GhcKinds/KindsWithoutData">http://ghc.haskell.org/trac/ghc/wiki/GhcKinds/KindsWithoutData</a><br>
You can demote any design alternatives that you discarded, putting them in an appendix at the end.<o:p></o:p></span></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal"><b><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">From:</span></b><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;"> Trevor Elliott [mailto:awesomelyawesome@gmail.com]
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<b>Sent:</b> 04 September 2013 18:30<br>
<b>To:</b> Iavor Diatchki; Simon Peyton-Jones<br>
<b>Subject:</b> Re: GHC 7.8 release status<o:p></o:p></span></p>
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We had talked during your Galois visit about the changes that Iavor and I had made to -XDataKinds, allowing different syntax when introducing a new kind. &nbsp;Have we missed the window to make it into the 7.8 release?<o:p></o:p></p>
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On Wed, Sep 4, 2013 at 10:27 AM, Iavor Diatchki &lt;<a href="mailto:iavor.diatchki@gmail.com" target="_blank">iavor.diatchki@gmail.com</a>&gt; wrote:<o:p></o:p></p>
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---------- Forwarded message ----------<br>
From: <b>Simon Peyton-Jones</b> &lt;<a href="mailto:simonpj@microsoft.com" target="_blank">simonpj@microsoft.com</a>&gt;<br>
Date: Wed, Sep 4, 2013 at 6:52 AM<br>
Subject: GHC 7.8 release status<br>
To: Nicolas Frisby &lt;<a href="mailto:nicolas.frisby@gmail.com" target="_blank">nicolas.frisby@gmail.com</a>&gt;, &quot;Pedro Magalh„es (<a href="mailto:dreixel@gmail.com" target="_blank">dreixel@gmail.com</a>)&quot; &lt;<a href="mailto:dreixel@gmail.com" target="_blank">dreixel@gmail.com</a>&gt;,
 &quot;Richard Eisenberg (<a href="mailto:eir@cis.upenn.edu" target="_blank">eir@cis.upenn.edu</a>)&quot; &lt;<a href="mailto:eir@cis.upenn.edu" target="_blank">eir@cis.upenn.edu</a>&gt;, &quot;Geoffrey Mainland (<a href="mailto:mainland@cs.drexel.edu" target="_blank">mainland@cs.drexel.edu</a>)&quot;
 &lt;<a href="mailto:mainland@cs.drexel.edu" target="_blank">mainland@cs.drexel.edu</a>&gt;, Iavor Diatchki &lt;<a href="mailto:iavor.diatchki@gmail.com" target="_blank">iavor.diatchki@gmail.com</a>&gt;, Austin Seipp &lt;<a href="mailto:aseipp@pobox.com" target="_blank">aseipp@pobox.com</a>&gt;,
 Edsko de Vries &lt;<a href="mailto:edsko@well-typed.com" target="_blank">edsko@well-typed.com</a>&gt;, &quot;Ryan Newton (<a href="mailto:rrnewton@gmail.com" target="_blank">rrnewton@gmail.com</a>)&quot; &lt;<a href="mailto:rrnewton@gmail.com" target="_blank">rrnewton@gmail.com</a>&gt;,
 Luite Stegeman &lt;<a href="mailto:stegeman@gmail.com" target="_blank">stegeman@gmail.com</a>&gt;, Thomas Schilling &lt;<a href="mailto:nominolo@googlemail.com" target="_blank">nominolo@googlemail.com</a>&gt;, David Luposchainsky &lt;<a href="mailto:dluposchainsky@googlemail.com" target="_blank">dluposchainsky@googlemail.com</a>&gt;<br>
Cc: &quot;<a href="mailto:ghc-devs@haskell.org" target="_blank">ghc-devs@haskell.org</a>&quot; &lt;<a href="mailto:ghc-devs@haskell.org" target="_blank">ghc-devs@haskell.org</a>&gt;<br>
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<p class="MsoNormal" style="mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto">The 7.8 release is imminent. This email is to ask abou the status of your contributions<b><span style="color:red">.&nbsp; In each case could you update the wiki with the current state
 of play, and your intentions, including dates. </span></b>&nbsp;&nbsp;That is, don&#8217;t put your reply in email: it on the status page below; though by all means send email too!<o:p></o:p></p>
<p class="MsoNormal" style="mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto">Summary here:
<a href="http://ghc.haskell.org/trac/ghc/wiki/Status/GHC-7.8" target="_blank">http://ghc.haskell.org/trac/ghc/wiki/Status/GHC-7.8</a><o:p></o:p></p>
<p class="MsoNormal" style="mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto"><b>Also : What is missing from the list that should be done?</b><o:p></o:p></p>
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</span><b>Patrick Palka</b>: status of ghc &#8211;make &#8211;j?<o:p></o:p></p>
<p><span style="font-family:Symbol">∑</span><span style="font-size:7.0pt">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;
</span><b>Nick</b>: status of your three items?<o:p></o:p></p>
<p><span style="font-family:Symbol">∑</span><span style="font-size:7.0pt">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;
</span><b>Pedro/Richard</b>: is all the Typeable stuff, and gcast and friends, finished?<o:p></o:p></p>
<p><span style="font-family:Symbol">∑</span><span style="font-size:7.0pt">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;
</span><b>Geoff</b>: what about the new Template Haskell story?<o:p></o:p></p>
<p><span style="font-family:Symbol">∑</span><span style="font-size:7.0pt">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;
</span><b>Iavor</b>: when do you think you can merge?<o:p></o:p></p>
<p><span style="font-family:Symbol">∑</span><span style="font-size:7.0pt">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;
</span><b>Austin</b>: what about ARMv7?<o:p></o:p></p>
<p><span style="font-family:Symbol">∑</span><span style="font-size:7.0pt">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;
</span><b>Edsko/Thomas/Luite</b>: if you want anything for 7.8 it&#8217;ll have to be jolly soon.&nbsp; At the moment I don&#8217;t even know the motivation or design, let alone implementation.&nbsp; Could you make a wiki page explaining the proposed design?&nbsp; Is it really important
 to do this for 7.8?<o:p></o:p></p>
<p><span style="font-family:Symbol">∑</span><span style="font-size:7.0pt">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;
</span><b>Dynamic GHCi</b>.&nbsp; I have no idea who is driving this, or how important it is.<o:p></o:p></p>
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</span><b>Ryan</b>: atomic stuff.&nbsp; All merged?<o:p></o:p></p>
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</span><b>AMP warnings</b>: David Luposchainsky is driving this.<o:p></o:p></p>
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