Deprecating haskell98 module aliases

Henning Thielemann schlepptop at
Wed Mar 10 06:34:32 EST 2010

Neil Mitchell schrieb:
> Hi,
> In discussion with Gwern I've raised a bug in HLint to make using
> Haskell 98 modules a warning. It's not the same as a formal
> deprecation of those modules, but it's a step in that direction. I
> think deprecating haskell98 modules is a reasonable step to do at some
> point in the future, but I don't think that point has arrived yet (we
> should at least publish Haskell 2010 first).
Maybe Cabal (or HLint) could at least warn about mixed use of haskell98 
and base modules, but this would be certainly a hack in Cabal.

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