[Haskell-cafe] Re: Versioning

Lennart Augustsson lennart at augustsson.net
Thu Dec 21 10:05:37 EST 2006

On Dec 21, 2006, at 15:53 , Neil Mitchell wrote:

> Hi
>> there are really no choices for real development. many libraries,  
>> language
>> extensions and techniques are for ghc only
> I develop everything in Hugs, including the Yhc compiler itself. Hugs
> is great. There are lots of extensions in GHC, but Haskell 98 is a
> perfectly useable language!

I must second this opinion.  There's this (false) perception that you  
need all
kinds of extensions to make Haskell usable.  It's simply not true.   
extensions can make your life easier, but that's it.

	-- Lennart

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