Haskell Platform proposal: Add case-insensitive

Henning Thielemann lemming at henning-thielemann.de
Sat Jan 12 12:40:22 CET 2013

On Sat, 12 Jan 2013, Roman Cheplyaka wrote:

> * Henning Thielemann <lemming at henning-thielemann.de> [2013-01-12 11:17:40+0100]
>>  However, if the package is included in the platform I would prefer
>> to have it converted to plain Haskell 98 first, which should not be
>> too hard.
> IMO, such requests shouldn't be made on per-package basis.

Ok, I like to request this for the whole platform. :-)

> There should be a policy regarding standard compliance of the platform
> packages.
> The status quo is that a large part of the platform is not Haskell2010,
> and converting it to Haskell2010 does not seem feasible.
> So the policy seems to be that the platform does not require the
> packages to be H2010 (or H98, for that matter).

That's sad and if this is wanted by most users, then it should be called 
GHC platform, not Haskell platform.

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