System.Win32.Types to base library?

Bulat Ziganshin bulat.ziganshin at
Tue Oct 23 15:48:56 EDT 2007

Hello Ian,

Tuesday, October 23, 2007, 9:02:57 PM, you wrote:

> This won't help you right now, but FYI the long term plan is to split
> the base package up to the extent that Win32 can be underneath most of
> base rather than on top of it.

the Handle type is used in the IOException type which is used in IO
type definition and Prelude.catch. so it will be hard to move Handle
definition outside of GHC/IOBase module

Best regards,
 Bulat                            mailto:Bulat.Ziganshin at

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