Replacing Network.CGI with NewCGI
simonmarhaskell at gmail.com
Fri Aug 11 11:18:10 EDT 2006
Bjorn Bringert wrote:
> Any users of Network.CGI here?
> I would like to propose replacing the current Network.CGI module with
> what is now known as Network.NewCGI . This has been mentioned
> briefly before . The new module is backwards compatible with the old
> one (except for the export of Text.Html.Html, which is now
> Here is what I would like to do:
> - Remove Network.CGI from the network package.
> - Change the name of Network.NewCGI to Network.CGI
> - Add the cgi package to http://darcs.haskell.org/packages/
> - Add the xhtml package  to http://darcs.haskell.org/packages/ This
> is needed since the cgi package uses it to generate error pages.
> Any comments, suggestions, or objections?
Bjorn - any progress on this? If you do it in the next week, we could get it
into GHC 6.6. If not, I still intend to separate out CGI from the network
package so that it can be more easily replaced by your version.
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