Haskell Platform Proposal: add transformers and revise the mtl package to depend on it

Ross Paterson ross at soi.city.ac.uk
Mon Oct 25 04:21:44 EDT 2010

On Thu, Sep 16, 2010 at 09:23:49AM +0100, Ross Paterson wrote:
> The proposal is that version 2 of the mtl package be the current contents
> of the monads-fd package, which depends on the transformers package:
>     http://hackage.haskell.org/package/monads-fd
>     http://hackage.haskell.org/package/transformers
> An up to date copy of this text is kept at:
>     http://trac.haskell.org/haskell-platform/wiki/Proposals/transformers
> Everyone is invited to review this proposal, following the standard
> procedure for proposing and reviewing packages.
>     http://trac.haskell.org/haskell-platform/wiki/AddingPackages
> Review comments should be sent to the libraries mailing list by
> October 15 so that we have time to discuss and resolve issues
> before the final deadline on November 1.

This has been up for over 5 weeks, with no dissent (except for a proposal
to obsolete mtl in favour of monads-fd).

I think the next step would be to upload the tarball of mtl-2.0, which
I propose to do soon.

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