GHC 7.8 release?
carter.schonwald at gmail.com
Mon Feb 11 00:42:31 CET 2013
Well said. Having a more aggressive release cycle is another interesting
On Feb 10, 2013 6:21 PM, "Gabriel Dos Reis" <gdr at integrable-solutions.net>
> On Sun, Feb 10, 2013 at 3:16 PM, Ian Lynagh <ian at well-typed.com> wrote:
> > On Sun, Feb 10, 2013 at 09:02:18PM +0000, Simon Peyton-Jones wrote:
> >> You may ask what use is a GHC release that doesn't cause a wave of
> updates? And hence that doesn't work with at least some libraries. Well,
> it's a very useful forcing function to get new features actually out and
> > But the way you test new features is to write programs that use them,
> > and programs depend on libraries.
> > Thanks
> > Ian
> Releasing GHC early and often (possibly with API breakage) isn't
> really the problem. The real problem is how to coordinate with
> library authors (e.g. Haskell Platform), etc.
> I suspect GHC should continue to offer a platform for research
> and experiments. That is much harder if you curtail the ability to
> release GHC early and often.
> -- Gaby
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