ANN: time-extras 1.1.4

Ashley Yakeley ashley at
Sun Dec 27 17:02:17 EST 2009

On Sun, 2009-12-27 at 23:43 +0200, Yitzchak Gale wrote:
> It may be a bit late, but in my opinion you might consider changing the
> package name for future versions. Time is fundamental, ubiquitous,
> and yet quite complex. There are innumerable ways in which the time
> package is likely to be extended. Personally, I almost never use syb.
> Data instances are probably the last thing I would expect to find in
> a package called "time-extras". So to me this seems like a rather
> peculiar way to use up such a generic name.

It really means "stuff that ought to be in time, but can't be due to
language compatibility reasons". The time-extras package should probably
be in the Haskell Platform, and it may eventually get merged into the
time package.

Ashley Yakeley

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