Please don't deprecate Haskell 98 modules.

Brandon S. Allbery KF8NH allbery at
Sun Mar 14 22:11:39 EDT 2010

On Mar 14, 2010, at 17:55 , Gwern Branwen wrote:
> On Sat, Mar 13, 2010 at 11:06 AM, Ian Lynagh <igloo at> wrote:
>> On Fri, Mar 12, 2010 at 08:44:46PM -0500, Gwern Branwen wrote:
>>> multiple patches which consisted solely of one line removing  
>>> haskell98
>>> from the .cabal because the haskell98 modules *were not imported*.
>> A general "Nothing from dependency is imported" warning would be  
>> great,
>> but trickier to implement. It's a similar problem to implementing
>> an "extension isn't used" warning.
> I've opened a ticket for this:

Actually, doesn't the instances-are-global thing make this essentially  
impossible without whole-program analysis?

brandon s. allbery [solaris,freebsd,perl,pugs,haskell] allbery at
system administrator [openafs,heimdal,too many hats] allbery at
electrical and computer engineering, carnegie mellon university    KF8NH

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