qualified imports, PVP and so on (Was: add new Data.Bits.Bits(bitZero) method)

Roman Cheplyaka roma at ro-che.info
Wed Feb 26 19:38:05 UTC 2014

* Michael Snoyman <michael at snoyman.com> [2014-02-26 21:19:25+0200]
> I still have some concerns about the PVP's stance on a few issues, namely:
> 1. The upper bounds on non-upgradable packages, which I've raised elsewhere
> in this thread.
> 2. The lack of flexibility in interpretation. I think there's a qualitative
> difference between depending on the text package by simply importing
> Data.Text (Text), versus using some experimental features of a version 0.1
> library.
> So I suppose if those points were addressed, a lot of my PVP skepticism
> would disappear, and I'd be more inclined to coming back into the fold, so
> to say.
> My question is: am I alone in thinking these are in fact issues with the
> PVP?

No, you're not alone. And here are two other issues with PVP and upper

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