Haskell Platform: Updates to package spec for 2010.1.0.0. Time to start testing installers!]

Don Stewart dons at galois.com
Sun Mar 14 14:41:17 EDT 2010

> Hi all,
> On Sun, Mar 14, 2010 at 3:43 AM, Don Stewart <dons at galois.com> wrote:
>        -- utf8-string              ==0.3.4    -- NEW
> Are we sure we want to standardize on this? I understand that many people use
> this library as it was the best option available for a while. However, the
> 'text' library seems to be a better candidate from a technical perspective and
> is now mature enough that we could consider including it in the platform.

Yes, I'm not sure what we want to do about GHC shipping things like a
fork of binary (ghc-binary) and a version (old) of utf8-string.

Shall we ignore those libs? That would match the policy better -- it is
just lucky for the users that ghc will dump a few extra things on their

-- Don

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