I've forked test-framework

Roman Cheplyaka roma
Wed Oct 9 08:04:03 UTC 2013

(Disclosure: I'm the author of tasty.)

If there are people who are willing to keep test-framework on life
support, it's definitely useful. Let's keep those revdeps from breaking.

However, if someone is considering adding new features, I'd encourage
them to look at tasty instead. It has a cleaner and smaller code base
and is more extensible, but otherwise is very similar in spirit to


* Greg Weber <greg at gregweber.info> [2013-10-08 20:03:36-0700]
> sorry, I didn't understand what the original message was about. I was
> talking about a long-term direction
> On Tue, Oct 8, 2013 at 7:09 PM, Bryan O'Sullivan <bos at serpentine.com> wrote:
> > I don't really care about that goal, to be honest; in this case, I just
> > want a minimal number of existing packages to break when GHC 7.8.1 is
> > released.
> >
> >
> > On Tuesday, October 8, 2013, Greg Weber wrote:
> >
> >> I would like to reduce the amount of test framework fragmentation. A
> >> better path forward might be to use the newer more extensible and well
> >> maintained tasty package. I am imagining it is trivial to create a
> >> compatibility layer with the previous test-framework or to find and
> >> replace, but that might not be the case.
> >>
> >
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