Haskell platform proposal: time-extras package

Malcolm Wallace malcolm.wallace at cs.york.ac.uk
Sat Mar 20 18:42:20 EDT 2010

> The "time" package, which is already in the Haskell Platform, is  
> currently restricted to Haskell 98. This means that it cannot, for  
> instance, export instances of the Data class (since this requires  
> Rank2 or RankN).

Correct me if I am wrong, but the "time" package already uses  
extensions beyond Haskell'98.  It certainly imports the ReadP library,  
which requires Rank2, and so no pure Haskell'98 compiler can build the  
time package.


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