PVP proposal: don't require major version bump when adding non-orphan instances

Ganesh Sittampalam ganesh at earth.li
Wed Feb 26 23:28:34 UTC 2014

On 26/02/2014 14:59, Johan Tibell wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 26, 2014 at 1:56 PM, Henning Thielemann
> <schlepptop at henning-thielemann.de
> <mailto:schlepptop at henning-thielemann.de>> wrote:
>     As far as I remember we already discussed this:
>      http://www.haskell.org/__pipermail/libraries/2011-__December/017337.html
>     <http://www.haskell.org/pipermail/libraries/2011-December/017337.html>
> Apparently I'm getting old and forgetful. :/
> By looking at the last thread and this thread I think the following
> people support the proposal:
> Johan Tibell
> Michael Snoyman
> Christian Maeder
> Henning Thielemann
> And the following people against:
> Ganesh Sittampalam
> Ivan Lazar Miljenovic
> Erik Hesselink

I think my previous opposition was based on the fact that orphan
instances appeared to be ruled out altogether by the proposal then.

Given the statement in your new proposal "If a package defines an orphan
instance, it must depend on the minor version of the packages", I'm now
a +1.


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