[Haskell-cafe] Taking over `data-default-*`

Viktor Dukhovni ietf-dane at dukhovni.org
Thu May 10 17:08:04 UTC 2018

> On May 10, 2018, at 12:56 PM, Adam Bergmark <adam at bergmark.nl> wrote:
> I agree that you should avoid Data.Default, but there is still value in keeping the package up to date since it is well-used. I would appreciate it being actively maintained.
> I would however find it in bad taste to do a take over that immediately marks the package as deprecated... 

I use Hasql, and Hasql makes extensive use of Default to implement default
encoders for various data types and tuples thereof.  Is there a better design
that the author of Hasql should be using instead?



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