Proposal: Control.Concurrent.Async

Ian Lynagh igloo at
Fri Jun 8 12:04:49 CEST 2012

On Fri, Jun 08, 2012 at 12:41:29PM +0300, Michael Snoyman wrote:
> On Jun 8, 2012 11:37 AM, "Simon Marlow" <marlowsd at> wrote:
> >
> > I'd like to add a higher-level concurrency API to the base package.
> What's the advantage to putting this in base instead of a separate package?
> If it goes in base, it will make it more difficult to upgrade, and take
> longer for this module to be adopted at all. If possible, I'd opt for a
> standalone package.

I agree. This doesn't sound like it needs to be a package shipped with
GHC, let alone in the base package.


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