[Haskell-cafe] The instability of Haskell libraries

Roman Leshchinskiy rl at cse.unsw.edu.au
Sat Apr 24 03:54:07 EDT 2010

On 24/04/2010, at 07:29, Don Stewart wrote:

> Oh, the Platform has very strict standards about APIs,

What is an API? The package versioning policy only seems to talk about types and function signatures. John's old-locale example shows that this is not enough.

Would it perhaps make sense for at least the Platform to require packages to have unit tests and to require versions to be bumped whenever those change (sufficiently)?


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