Haskell 2010: libraries

Ian Lynagh igloo at earth.li
Tue Jul 14 08:59:55 EDT 2009

On Tue, Jul 14, 2009 at 11:57:11AM +0400, Bulat Ziganshin wrote:
> Tuesday, July 14, 2009, 3:20:42 AM, you wrote:
> > We've been fortunate recently that, because the hierarchical modules
> > haven't been in the standard, we've been able to extend and improve them
> > without breaking compatibility with the language definition.
> but breaking compatibility with existing programs. i hate situation
> when we need to reupload entire hackage every year

Standardising the number of modules we're talking about isn't going to
affect whether or not this happens.

Also, just because the libraries are standardised separately doesn't
mean that we /need/ to change them every year, it just makes it
/possible/ to change them.


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