Replacing Network.CGI with NewCGI
bringert at cs.chalmers.se
Fri Aug 11 13:06:43 EDT 2006
On Aug 11, 2006, at 5:18 PM, Simon Marlow wrote:
> Bjorn Bringert wrote:
>> Any users of Network.CGI here?
>> I would like to propose replacing the current Network.CGI module
>> with what is now known as Network.NewCGI . This has been
>> mentioned briefly before . The new module is backwards
>> compatible with the old one (except for the export of
>> Text.Html.Html, which is now Text.XHtml.Html).
>> Here is what I would like to do:
>> - Remove Network.CGI from the network package.
>> - Change the name of Network.NewCGI to Network.CGI
>> - Add the cgi package to http://darcs.haskell.org/packages/
>> - Add the xhtml package  to http://darcs.haskell.org/packages/
>> This is needed since the cgi package uses it to generate error pages.
>> Any comments, suggestions, or objections?
> Bjorn - any progress on this? If you do it in the next week, we
> could get it into GHC 6.6. If not, I still intend to separate out
> CGI from the network package so that it can be more easily replaced
> by your version.
Since there haven't been any objections, I plan to go ahead with this
early next week.
Should I switch versioning scheme for the packages that I add? My
existing packages use date-based version numbers, whereas all
packages bundled with GHC seem to use a major.minor[.patchlevel] scheme.
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