[Haskell-cafe] Request for Changelogs

Max Desyatov explicitcall at googlemail.com
Thu Aug 6 13:07:47 EDT 2009

Did you see these tickets
http://hackage.haskell.org/trac/hackage/ticket/244 ?

Probably the real proposal could be fixed in comments for that tickets,
so anyone who wants to implement that feature would see all possible
solutions in one place, without browsing through haskell-cafe archives.

Joachim Breitner <mail at joachim-breitner.de> writes:
> If the changelog had a properly specified format and location, cabal
> upgrade could, if the user wants it, tell him all the downloaded
> changes. This really helps him to keep up-to-date. It is also a good
> channel for the authors to talk to his users („see this nice module I
> added to the package“, „some parts of the API are deprecated now, please
> move to this part“). Last but not least having documented changes is QA
> measure that the Haskell platform in the wider sense deserves.
> Greetings,
> Joachim

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