[xmonad] Policy on haskell version

Ivan Lazar Miljenovic ivan.miljenovic at gmail.com
Thu Aug 11 03:41:25 CEST 2011

On 11 August 2011 11:21,  <wagnerdm at seas.upenn.edu> wrote:
> Hi Willem,
> I think the official policy is to support GHC 6.8 and onwards -- but
> according to the README, xmonad supports GHC all the way back to 6.6. I
> doubt anyone has tried building on such an old GHC in a while, but if you
> want a rule of thumb: the extensions you use should be no more than what's
> supported by 6.6. I'm not sure about the policy for xmonad-contrib, but it's
> probably similar.

I think this was to support an old version of GHC that was in a LTS
release of Ubuntu; is that version (of Ubuntu) still supported?  I
wonder whether it makes sense to at least assume base >= 4 nowadays.

Ivan Lazar Miljenovic
Ivan.Miljenovic at gmail.com

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