Should the PVP be changed with regards to instances?

Henning Thielemann lemming at
Wed Dec 21 12:16:38 CET 2011

On Wed, 21 Dec 2011, John Lato wrote:

> I'm in the same situation, however I'm quite hesitant to add new
> instances in a minor version.  Adding new dependencies can cause
> breakage even without orphan instances, if downstream packages import
> a different version of that dependency already.

The proposal was about adding type class instances, not about adding 
package dependencies.

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