Proposal: NoImplicitPreludeImport

Ian Lynagh ian at
Tue May 28 17:52:21 CEST 2013

On Tue, May 28, 2013 at 11:41:44AM -0400, Edward Kmett wrote:
> I'm definitely in favor of having the *option* to shut off the import of
> the Prelude without entangling the notion of overriding all of the
> desugarings.
> I do, however, feel that removing the Prelude from base is a rather strong
> step, which hasn't seen much support.

Just to clarify: This proposal is to stop importing the module
implicitly, not to actually remove the module.

Ian Lynagh, Haskell Consultant
Well-Typed LLP,

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