Changes to Data.Typeable
gale at sefer.org
Mon Jul 11 20:10:13 CEST 2011
>> Perhaps it would be worth checking to what extent
>> mkTyCon is used on Hackage.
Simon Marlow wrote:
> If there are a lot of packages using mkTyCon
> (I've already encountered one, so you might well
> be right), what do you suggest?
It all depends on the extent of the problem.
Can someone who has quick access to the entire
contents of Hackage please do a grep?
> Deprecation is the gentlest way we have to signal
> that something needs to be fixed.
Yes. The main questions are how loudly to yell,
and perhaps how long to delay, before doing that.
> Perhaps deprecation warnings should be piped into "sendmail
> <package-author>" instead of being printed :-)
Yes, that might be a good plan. :)
We can start with a post to the Cafe and Reddit, though.
I'll do that now.
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