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

Simon Marlow marlowsd at gmail.com
Thu Dec 31 11:35:58 UTC 2020

I don't think MonadFailDesugaring should have been part of the GHC2021
discussion at all - it's part of an existing migration plan, and there's no
reason to disrupt that with GHC2021. That's why I labeled it "irrelevant"
in my vote.


On Thu, 24 Dec 2020 at 14:25, Joachim Breitner <mail at joachim-breitner.de>

> Hi,
> 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
> deprecated).
> 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
> NoMonadFailDesugaring?
> Cheers,
> Joachim
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