ANNOUNCE: GHC survey results

Ketil Malde ketil+haskell at
Wed Jun 29 06:32:40 EDT 2005

Jim Apple <japple at> writes:

> robert dockins wrote:

>>> Why remove a feature from a product? Why not, instead, just choose
>>> to not use it?

>> Because the feature complicates the product, increases maintainance
>> costs, and keeps the maintainers from working on other things people
>> care more about?

> That's fair. I just hope the implicit parameter implementation is
> orthogonal enough that it's worth keeping around.

Since there were also some hints about starting to use darcs,
perhaps it would be possible to maintain a separate branch with
the more experimental features?  Or will they be too intrusive (and
keeping the "experimental" branch in sync with developments from the
"trunk" will cause too many conflicts)? 

If I haven't seen further, it is by standing in the footprints of giants

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