Haskell 2010: libraries

Bulat Ziganshin bulat.ziganshin at gmail.com
Tue Jul 14 04:18:59 EDT 2009

Hello Ganesh,

Tuesday, July 14, 2009, 11:59:00 AM, you wrote:

>>> I don't have any strong opinion about whether there should be a
>>> library standard or not, but if there is a standard, how about
>>> putting the entire thing (perhaps including the Prelude) under the
>>> prefix Haskell2010. or similar? Most of it could be implemented by
>>> just re-exporting things from the "real" libraries.
>> we already have PvP mechanism for these things

> The PvP isn't (proposed as) part of the standard, and without package
> qualified imports as implemented by GHC, it wouldn't help anyway.

but package versioning implemented by ghc, hugs and probably other
compilers. with your idea we will have two things that address the
same problem, and these will be miltiplied - i.e. we will carry
several versions of base package, each having Haskell2010.*,
Haskell2011.* and so on modules

Best regards,
 Bulat                            mailto:Bulat.Ziganshin at gmail.com

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