[core libraries] Re: List of core libraries

Brandon Allbery allbery.b at gmail.com
Mon Sep 29 04:44:54 UTC 2014

On Mon, Sep 29, 2014 at 12:32 AM, Edward Kmett <ekmett at gmail.com> wrote:

>> but to the extent that the community affects and is affected by these
>> lists, the libraries committee is empowered to act on behalf of the
>> community.
> If there are other teams working on compilers that want to engage with the
> core libraries committee to get better interoperability, we'd be happy to
> engage, but thus far, GHC is the only party at the table actively talking
> to us.

Yes, de facto this only means GHC at present. But it also captures, or
intends to capture, your statement:

The main thing the core libraries committee does right now is deal with
> that uncomfortable buffer zone between what GHC HQ wants to deal with
> (making GHC fast and nice to use) and what the rest of the ecosystem wants
> to maintain (many of the individual maintainer packages in the platform).

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