[Haskell-cafe] Re: Packages and modules
niklas.broberg at gmail.com
Wed Jul 5 08:42:31 EDT 2006
> So here are some options:
> 1. the proposal as it is now, keeping exposed/hidden state in the
> package database, don't support "available"
> 2. Add support for "available". Cons: yet more complexity!
> 3. Drop the notion of exposed/hidden, all packages are "available".
> (except for base?). Cons: lots more typing, very
> non-backwards-compatible, still have to list dependencies in
> .cabal files.
> anyone have any more suggestions? Is there any way to simplify? I
> rather feel this design is getting a little unwieldy.
Maybe a dumb question, but why not support only exposed and available?
Why have hidden modules that cannot be used, even when the programmer
explicitly asks for them?
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