Data instance for Data.Version

Administrator admin at
Fri Mar 15 23:53:52 CET 2013

I.e. move Distribution.Version code that is not deprecated and not
parsing- or pretty printing related (these depend on other Cabal

On Fri, Mar 15, 2013 at 7:26 PM, Administrator <admin at> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> Can we derive Data for Data.Version.Version? It would benefit Cabal.
>> Thanks,
>> David
> On a related note, what about also moving some (maybe all) of the nice
> Distribution.Version related functions from the Cabal package to
> Data.Version? I am sure other libraries would also be interested in
> using this functionality without having to include Cabal as a whole.
> One example is the Ghc runtime itself: this could be one small step in
> removing dependencies from Ghc to Cabal.

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