Replacing Network.CGI with NewCGI
simonmarhaskell at gmail.com
Tue Aug 22 08:01:35 EDT 2006
Bjorn Bringert wrote:
> On Aug 11, 2006, at 5:18 PM, Simon Marlow wrote:
>> 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 Text.XHtml.Html).
>>> 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.
> Since there haven't been any objections, I plan to go ahead with this
> early next week.
> Should I switch versioning scheme for the packages that I add? My
> existing packages use date-based version numbers, whereas all packages
> bundled with GHC seem to use a major.minor[.patchlevel] scheme.
Your version numbers are ok, the only requirement is that version ordering is
defined lexicographically, so a reversed date is fine (2006.8.22).
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