Adding System.FilePath

Neil Mitchell ndmitchell at
Thu Mar 15 23:22:05 EDT 2007


> I think that's roughly the argument you made for FPS, but looking at the
> repo history there are at least these API changes since the GHC 6.6
> release:
> Sure, all of these can be worked around by importing internal modules
> and copying the corrected definitions (as I have had to do), but it
> would be much simpler if I could just depend on bytestring >= 1.1.

There is a key difference here, ByteString is actively being worked on
as a research area. I'm 100% happy with FilePath, I don't intend to go
anywhere near it - I have plenty of research to do and none of it
involves putting /slashes\ the right way round!



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