[ghc-steering-committee] #380 GHC2021: MonadFailDesugaring

Joachim Breitner mail at joachim-breitner.de
Thu Dec 24 14:25:40 UTC 2020


mostly a technical point, but just to avoid confusion

MonadFailDesugaring is already on by default, and according to the
docs, is supposed to be deprecated, _but making that behaviour
permanent_. (So, really, NoMonadFailDesugaring is what is being

I was previously confused by this and voted for “no”, which is not what
my intention is.  I updated my vote to “yes”.

This now has 7 votes and reached “barely out” status.

Dear Richard and Simon, Simon, Tom:
You currently have “maybe”, “irrelevant” or “no” here. Do you indeed
want to deviate from the documented plan of getting rid of


Joachim Breitner
  mail at joachim-breitner.de

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