Deprecating haskell98 module aliases

wren ng thornton wren at
Mon Mar 8 15:36:30 EST 2010

Gwern Branwen wrote:
> See
> It seems to me that a warning on using the 'haskell98' package
> wouldn't be a bad thing; those modules have since been split apart in
> better modules, the names are ever more unfamiliar, etc.
> But Duncan thinks it merits discussion.

I'm all for the warnings. And regarding guest's comments, doesn't the 
Haskell 2010 standard[1] count as an "actual language standard"? If not, 
then what is it and why isn't it one?


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