[core libraries] RE: [ANNOUNCE] Formation of the Core Libraries Committee

Edward A Kmett ekmett at gmail.com
Mon Jun 24 18:35:46 CEST 2013

Will do

On Jun 24, 2013, at 4:16 AM, Simon Peyton-Jones <simonpj at microsoft.com> wrote:

> |  > http://www.haskell.org/haskellwiki/Library_submissions
> | 
> | Weirdly, time is not listed as a core library, even though core
> | libraries directory, hpc, random, and unix all depend on it. Is this an
> | oversight?
> That does look odd and inconsistent. I have no idea why.  "The core libraries are a subset of the packages in the Haskell Platform, and define basic APIs that are expected to be available in any Haskell implementation"
> I suggest that someone (eg Ashley) adds it to the 
> http://www.haskell.org/haskellwiki/Library_submissions
> listing Ashley as maintainer.
> More generally, the GHC repositories page
>    http://hackage.haskell.org/trac/ghc/wiki/Repositories
> lists several other libraries that GHC depends on, which are not listed in the Core Libraries list on the Haskell Wiki.  Eg
>    utf8-string, primitive, filepath
> and perhaps others (I didn't do a line-by-line comparision).
> Would the core-libraries committee like to check over the list?  Thanks!
> Simon
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