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

Felipe Almeida Lessa felipe.lessa at gmail.com
Sun Aug 19 14:39:30 CEST 2012

On Sat, Aug 18, 2012 at 3:57 AM, David Feuer <david.feuer at gmail.com> wrote:
> If the language is changed (without possibility of breakage, I
> believe) so that names declared in a module shadow imported names,
> incompatibility can only arise if two different imports offer the same
> name, and it is actually used.

This already happens in practice (e.g. "take", how many modules
declare that?) and is one of the problems that qualified imports



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