base package -- goals

Herbert Valerio Riedel hvr at
Mon Feb 25 18:38:46 CET 2013

Ian Lynagh <ian at> writes:


> If we did that then every package would depend on haskell2010, which
> is fine until haskell2013 comes along and they all need to be changed
> (or miss out on any improvements that were made).

...wouldn't there also be the danger of type(class)-incompatible
(e.g. the superclass breakages for startes) changes between say
haskell2010 and haskell2013, that would cause problems when trying to
mix libraries depending on different haskell20xx library versions?

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