[Haskell] base libraries

Neil Mitchell ndmitchell at gmail.com
Fri Nov 24 13:43:48 EST 2006


>         http://hackage.haskell.org/trac/ghc/wiki/PackageReorg

A couple of points:

* It's rather worrying to define a set of Core libraries, and then
have that set change depending on your operating system. The Win32
library is also quite big, and definately won't be bundled with the
minimal version of Hugs on Windows (it would more than double the

* It would be nice if things that are in the Core libraries are
somehow under the libraries@ list control. It would be unfortunate if
things defined as Core suddenly changed their semantics, their
interface etc. I'm not sure what in particular can be done about that,
but its definately worth thinking about.



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