[Haskell-cafe] Breaking change to Eq accepted by Core Libraries Committee

Henning Thielemann lemming at henning-thielemann.de
Sun Nov 14 23:15:21 UTC 2021

On Sun, 14 Nov 2021, Rune K. Svendsen wrote:

> Dear list,
> I would like to bring attention to the fact that the Haskell “Core Libraries Committee” has just accepted a breaking change to the
> Eq type class in exchange for very little apparent benefit.
> Please use this GitHub issue to voice your opinion on the issue: https://github.com/haskell/core-libraries-committee/issues/3
> I don’t think it’s been sufficiently discussed yet.

Just an idea: Maybe it would be possible to not remove (/=) but deprecate 
implementations of (/=) but continue to permit usage of (/=). Depends on 
what you want to achieve with the proposal.

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