Proposal: Make `NFData` a fundamental/primitive type-class (by making `deepseq` a GHC-boot package)

Johan Tibell johan.tibell at
Thu Aug 25 07:57:34 CEST 2011

On Wed, Aug 24, 2011 at 11:38 PM, Ian Lynagh <igloo at> wrote:
> In general, my opinion is still that we should be trying to make base
> smaller, not larger.

I agree with that. Would you then be fine with adding more boot
packages e.g. deepseq?


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