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

Bryan O'Sullivan bos at serpentine.com
Wed Aug 15 22:55:00 CEST 2012

On Wed, Aug 15, 2012 at 1:50 PM, David Thomas <davidleothomas at gmail.com>wrote:

> Would it make sense to have a known-to-be-stable-though soft upper bound
> added proactively, and a known-to-break-above hard bound added reactively,
> so people can loosen gracefully as appropriate?
I don't think so. It adds complexity, but more importantly it's usual for
the existing upper bounds to refer to versions that don't exist at the time
of writing (and hence can't be known to be stable).
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