Bug or not-yet-supported?

Niklas Broberg niklas.broberg at gmail.com
Mon Mar 17 07:45:11 EDT 2008

> It is supposed to work in 6.9.  I am sorry, but type families are not
>  an officially supported feature in 6.8.x, and hence, any bug fixes
>  that requires invasive changes in the type checker will not be merged
>  into the 6.8 branch (and by now the 6.8 and 6.9 code bases diverged
>  quite a bit).  This is simply to ensure the stability of the stable
>  branch.  Type families will be properly supported in 6.10.

Oh, no worries, I'm in no hurry. I just wanted to know if this was
something you were helped by knowing, but I suspected it was just as
you say here. So I won't bother about a bug report, and will eagerly
await 6.10. :-)


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