[xmonad] Release?

Carsten Mattner carstenmattner at gmail.com
Mon Dec 31 18:32:48 CET 2012

On Mon, 31 Dec 2012 17:31:25 +0100, adam vogt <vogt.adam at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Sat, Dec 29, 2012 at 1:30 PM, Carsten Mattner
> <carstenmattner at gmail.com> wrote:
>> From what I see I believe it's decided with a consensus after whoever
>> does the required work of going through the bug tracker, write
>> Changelog,
>> NEWS, and release notes.
>> What's holding up a release with current darcs before the year ends?
>> Does anybody have concerns with the reliability or backwards
>> compatibility
>> of the code found in darcs as of today?
> Hi Carsten,
> There might be some easy things to fix to get xmonad & contrib to
> build with older ghcs. For example, things like "import
> Control.Exception" can easily be changed to "import
> Contol.Exception.Extensible", if that's the only change necessary to
> maintain compatibility with something as old as ghc-6.12.

If it's trivial changes to keep it compatible, I'm all for it
in the name of not breaking builds for users or packagers.

> I've listed some highlights for the release I'll hopefully get out
> today:
> http://www.haskell.org/haskellwiki/Xmonad/Notable_changes_since_0.10

Adam, that's great news. There's a tiny typo: "issue issue"

> Other things to remember for the release are listed in:
> http://code.haskell.org/xmonad/TODO

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