[Haskell] Re: Trying to install binary-0.4

Bayley, Alistair Alistair_Bayley at invescoperpetual.co.uk
Tue Oct 16 08:15:28 EDT 2007

> From: libraries-bounces at haskell.org 
> [mailto:libraries-bounces at haskell.org] On Behalf Of Simon Marlow
>    x changes ==> API changed
>    x constant but y changes ==> API extended only
>    x and y constant ==> API is identical
> Ordering on versions is lexicographic, given multiple 
> versions that satisfy a dependency Cabal will pick the latest.

Just a minor point, but would mind explaining exactly what lexicographic
ordering implies? It appears to me that e.g. version 9.3 of a package
would be preferred over version 10.0. That strikes me as

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