Proposal: deepseq should not depend on containers

Christian Maeder Christian.Maeder at
Fri Jan 7 10:09:21 CET 2011

Am 06.01.2011 19:17, schrieb Ian Lynagh:
> On Thu, Jan 06, 2011 at 06:57:33PM +0100, Christian Maeder wrote:
>> Alternatively, add the module Control.Deepseq to base without the array
>> and container instances (and nuke the deepseq package). Maybe it should
>> even be renamed to Control.NFData.
> <insert my standard objection to adding things to base here>

Right, but we have to choose (or keep) the least evil.

 - dependency of deepseq on (array and) containers (current state)
 - extending base
 - orphaned instances


> Thanks
> Ian

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