ANNOUNCE: GHC version 6.10.1 - EditLine / terminal incompatibility?

Simon Marlow marlowsd at
Mon Nov 24 07:09:06 EST 2008

Simon Marlow wrote:

> I think it's a good idea to avoid variant licenses, especially in 
> libraries.  We want it to be easy for someone to know whether they're 
> complying with the licenses for the libraries they depend on, and if 
> those licenses depend on choices made at the time the library was built, 
> then it's much harder.

Oh, I should add that ghci-bin (or whatever) is an application, not a 
library, so it's less of an issue for it to have a variant license.


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