[Haskell-cafe] Guidelines for proposing library changes

Malcolm Wallace Malcolm.Wallace at cs.york.ac.uk
Wed Oct 25 11:13:35 EDT 2006

Ross Paterson <ross at soi.city.ac.uk> wrote:

> I see you've deleted the bit about silence being taken as consent.
> I think we need something like this, or at least a presumption that
> the change will happen unless someone objects

Sometimes silence means "This idea is so crazy and useless that I don't
even know where to begin in rebutting it".  The lack of any positive
response should not lead to an automatic presumption that the idea is


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