[Haskell-cafe] Re: [Haskell] ANNOUNCE: Haskell 2010 Report (final)

Sven Moritz Hallberg sm at khjk.org
Thu Jul 8 17:22:47 EDT 2010

> The library situation is more complicated, there is tension between
> haskell 98, haskell 2010, and supporting code in the wild, which often
> assumes some specific version of ghc's base, which doesn't quite conform
> to either. My current thinking is to give up supporting base directly as
> a clone of ghc's and rather support just haskell 98 and haskell 2010
> modes "natively", then compatability libraries (called things like
> ghc-base-4 and ghc-base-3 perhaps) would be independent projects and not
> tied to jhc releases.



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