Release plans

David Roundy droundy at
Mon Apr 16 13:00:32 EDT 2007

On Mon, Apr 16, 2007 at 03:54:56PM +0100, Simon Marlow wrote:
> We'd like to solicit comments from the community on our plans for future 
> GHC releases.  The current situation is this:
>  - 6.6.1 is nearly ready to go (perhaps this week, please test the RC!)
>  - 6.6.2 has ~35 outstanding tickets
>  - 6.8 has ~150 outstanding tickets
> the default option would be to work on 6.6.2 and release it in a couple of 
> months, while continuing to work on 6.8 for a release in ~6 months or so.
> Here's a quick summary of the major developments that we already have in 
> the 6.8 codebase:

Could you summarize the major tickets for 6.6.2? I'd tentatively vote for
an accelerated 6.8.  I'm quite excited about the associated types and the
GADT-typeclass interactions.
David Roundy
Department of Physics
Oregon State University

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