[Haskell-cafe] Failing to install hxt: tagsoup versioning

Malcolm Wallace Malcolm.Wallace at cs.york.ac.uk
Mon Jan 25 08:31:07 EST 2010

> Minor version bumps which leave the API unchanged shouldn't break  
> anything, http://www.haskell.org/haskellwiki/Package_versioning_policy
> Neil, in this case i think, tagsoup's version shouldn't have changed  
> from 0.6 to minor 0.8 while exported definitions such as  
> "optLookupEntity" were removed.

Changing version number 0.6 -> 0.8 is a major release increment, not a  
minor one, according the package versioning policy linked to.


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