[Haskell-cafe] Why does Haskell PVP have two values for the major version? "A.B..." and a couple other questions

Brandon Allbery allbery.b at gmail.com
Tue Dec 16 01:49:30 UTC 2014

On Mon, Dec 15, 2014 at 8:42 PM, Zach Moazeni <zach.moazeni at gmail.com>
> Forgive me if this is a frequently asked question, I've searched the web
> and can't find an answer. I originally sent this to the Beginners list and
> someone said this might get more responses here instead.
> What is the history that led up to the PVP
> <https://www.haskell.org/haskellwiki/Package_versioning_policy>
> specifying two values as the major version?

One clue might be that that is how GHC itself is versioned.

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