[Haskell-cafe] MRP, 3-year-support-window, and the non-requirement of CPP

Erik Hesselink hesselink at gmail.com
Wed Oct 7 16:38:01 UTC 2015

On 7 October 2015 at 18:09, Gregory Collins <greg at gregorycollins.net> wrote:
> For this particular proposal, every user will have some small amount of work
> w to do (to read the change notes, understand why 'return' is going away,
> train yourself to use "pure" now instead of "return" like you've been using
> for 15 years, etc).

While I don't think it detracts from your argument, it seems you
misread the original proposal. At no point will it remove `return`
completely. It would be moved out of the `Monad` class and be made
into a top-level definition instead, so you would still be able to use


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