What's the future of the haskellYYYY packages?

Colin Paul Adams colin at colina.demon.co.uk
Fri Nov 11 17:40:48 CET 2011

    Simon> On 11/11/2011 15:06, Bas van Dijk wrote:

>  I'm not sure to what extent we want to do this.  So far we've only had
>  to copy a few individual functions and fix export lists.  The change
>  to Num recently meant that we have diverged from Haskell 98 and
>  Haskell 2010 in a fairly fundamental way, and to recover compatibility
>  we would have to copy a lot of code into haskell98 and haskell2010.

What's wrong with copying a lot of code? It's not code that's going to
need maintenance is it?
Colin Adams
Preston Lancashire
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