Haskell 2010: libraries

Sittampalam, Ganesh ganesh.sittampalam at credit-suisse.com
Wed Jul 15 11:35:02 EDT 2009

Simon Marlow wrote:
> 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? 

I guess if all such changes were treated as candidates for the next
version of the library standard, then that would work.



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