Proposal: Slim base-5 API package

Bardur Arantsson spam at
Wed Jul 17 08:28:35 CEST 2013

On 2013-07-16 23:45, Henning Thielemann wrote:
> On Tue, 16 Jul 2013, Joachim Breitner wrote:
>> I don’t think the plan is to have different implementations of stuff in
>> base at the same time. If different compilers (fay) replace the
>> base-implementing packages, then there is another implementation, but
>> that would never interfere with a definition on GHC. Or what scenario do
>> you have in mind?
> I think his wish was to ensure that e.g. 'map' has the same type in GHC,
> fay, JHC and others, although it might be implemented differently (with
> foldr/build, or stream-fusion, or whatever).


(But perhaps I'm just a natural pessimist -- it may not matter much in


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