Haskell 2010: libraries

Simon Marlow marlowsd at gmail.com
Wed Jul 15 11:32:25 EDT 2009

On 15/07/2009 15:47, Sittampalam, Ganesh wrote:

>> But there's a solution: we could remove the "standard" modules from
>> base, and have them only provided by haskell-std (since base will
>> just be a re-exporting layer on top of base-internals, this will be
>> easy to do).  Most packages will then have dependencies that look
>> like
> But this precludes the kind of changes to those modules that Ian
> described as having happened in the last few years.

I don't follow.  If we have versioned haskell-std packages, surely they 
can export different APIs?


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