RFC: Time Library 0.3

Ashley Yakeley ashley at semantic.org
Sun Mar 5 21:42:48 EST 2006

In article <43E74BF0.6090708 at microsoft.com>,
 Simon Marlow <simonmarhaskell at gmail.com> wrote:

> Ashley Yakeley wrote:
> > Please take a look at my third draft of a replacement for the standard 
> > time library.
> > http://semantic.org/TimeLib/
> > 
> > Take a look at the Haddock documentation:
> > http://semantic.org/TimeLib/doc/html/
> The changes look really good, nice work!


> I propose swapping out the Data.Time library with this one in GHC 6.6, 
> leaving the old one available as "Time" (in the haskell98 package). 
> Also, I'm going to propose it for inclusion in Haskell'.

Should I create a new package as http://darcs.haskell.org/packages/time 
? The source is already in a darcs repository, but it might not be 
arranged in the right way.

> I think the documentation would benefit greatly from a list of examples 
> (as has been mentioned before).  Anyone like to do this?

I'm not sure of the best way to publish these. Should they just appear 
in the haddock?

Ashley Yakeley, Seattle WA
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