[Haskell-cafe] Platform Versioning Policy: upper bounds are not our friends

Brandon Allbery allbery.b at gmail.com
Wed Aug 15 22:02:18 CEST 2012

On Wed, Aug 15, 2012 at 3:57 PM, Johan Tibell <johan.tibell at gmail.com>wrote:

> On Wed, Aug 15, 2012 at 12:38 PM, Bryan O'Sullivan <bos at serpentine.com>
> wrote:
> > I propose that the sense of the recommendation around upper bounds in the
> > PVP be reversed: upper bounds should be specified only when there is a
> known
> > problem with a new version of a depended-upon package.
> This argument precisely captures my feelings on this subject. I will
> be removing upper bounds next time I make releases of my packages.

So we are certain that the rounds of failures that led to their being
*added* will never happen again?

brandon s allbery                                      allbery.b at gmail.com
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