Libraries in the repo
igloo at earth.li
Fri Sep 11 12:20:19 EDT 2009
On Fri, Aug 28, 2009 at 10:06:36AM +0100, Simon Marlow wrote:
> On 27/08/2009 11:25, José Pedro Magalhães wrote:
>> On Wed, Aug 26, 2009 at 18:15, Simon Marlow <marlowsd at gmail.com
>> <mailto:marlowsd at gmail.com>> wrote:
>> * Boot libraries are of several kinds:
>> - INDEPENDENT: Independently maintained (e.g. time, haskeline)
>> - COUPLED: Tightly coupled to GHC, but used by others (base)
>> - SPECIFIC: Totally specific to GHC (e.g. template-haskell, DPH)
>> Does syb fall under INDEPENDENT or COUPLED?
>> In any case, as the syb maintainer, I'd favor (1) too.
> I'd say at this stage it's INDEPENDENT.
I think that once we move rebase3-compat (in the next few days, in the
HEAD), the only thing that needs syb is extcore. Is that sufficient that
it is worth keeping it as a core lib?
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