[Haskell-cafe] Changing version numbering schemes for HackageDB packages?

Corey O'Connor coreyoconnor at gmail.com
Thu Feb 12 11:55:26 EST 2009

On Thu, Feb 12, 2009 at 4:12 AM, Duncan Coutts
<duncan.coutts at worc.ox.ac.uk> wrote:
> As Wolfgang mentioned, you may choose to follow the common package
> versioning policy.
> http://haskell.org/haskellwiki/Package_versioning_policy
> We are planning to develop tool support for this. To let packages
> explicitly opt-in and then we can hold such packages to their promise.
> We can also advise authors about what form of version constraints they
> should use for dependencies on packages that follow the PVP.

Thanks for the documentation! That's helpful. I'll change the
libraries I maintain to follow this policy. None of them would work
well for a date-based scheme.

Thanks again,
Corey O'Connor

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