[Haskell] Re[2]: base libraries

Ross Paterson ross at soi.city.ac.uk
Fri Nov 24 10:18:10 EST 2006

On Fri, Nov 24, 2006 at 05:42:00PM +0300, Bulat Ziganshin wrote:
> * base libs are *guaranteed* to be shipped with any haskell compiler
> (compliant with this proposal). [...]
> these libs should include rich set of functionality. criteria of
> inclusion library in this set are: widely used, small and portable.
> Portability: these libs should work on windows and major unix
> branches, on ghc/hugs/nhc and other proposal-compliant compilers,
> otherwise we can't guarantee availability everywhere.
> [...]
> haskell98, readline, unix/Win32, QuickCheck, fgl, haskell-src, html,
> mtl, network, parsec, time, xhtml,
> ByteString, regex-*, Edison, Filepath, MissingH, NewBinary, arrows,
> HUnit, QuickCheck, monads

Your portability criterion would rule out fgl, mtl, regex-*, Edison,
NewBinary, arrows and monads.

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