the MPTC Dilemma (please solve)

Aaron Denney wnoise at
Sat Mar 25 18:09:37 EST 2006

On 2006-03-21, Manuel M T Chakravarty <chak at> wrote:
> Aaron Denney:
>> On 2006-03-20, Manuel M T Chakravarty <chak at> wrote:
>> > IMHO if we consider deprecating a feature in Haskell'' again,
>> > we should not include it in Haskell', but leave it as an optional extra
>> > that some systems may experimentally implement and some may not.
>> Possibly true, but it still needs to be standardized so that it will
>> work the same on different implementations.
> It might be standardised as an add on to the language standard, instead
> of as part of the language standard.

Fair enough, but the time frame for it to be useful implies
standardizing it now, rather than after the rest is standardized.

Aaron Denney

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