[Haskell-cafe] Would you use frozen-base
ky3 at atamo.com
Thu Feb 26 19:24:49 UTC 2015
On Thu, Feb 26, 2015 at 9:14 PM, Roman Cheplyaka <roma at ro-che.info> wrote:
> I don't think frozen-base by itself is enough to achieve the goal of
> compiling n-year-old code without modifications.
I second Joachim's concerns about stability. While not completely au fait
with the technicalities of frozen-base, it does seem to me that something
more is needed.
> Just a couple of examples that jump to mind:
> - the recent change to require extensions for inferred types
I did a search on ghc tickets and while a few seems to fit the bill, I
don't know what this refers to.
> - AMP (e.g. your code had a monad defined without an applicative instance)
As a first pass, punt on this?
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