Malcolm.Wallace at cs.york.ac.uk
Thu Oct 26 08:32:40 EDT 2006
Frederik Eaton <frederik at a5.repetae.net> wrote:
I too have been unconvinced that we need to change the syntax of module
imports, to incorporate package identifiers and versions.
You make a good case for an alternative mechanism, that keeps all the
package information out of the source code, and therefore increases the
chances of re-use without modifying the code. The use of the .cabal
file to record package-mounting information seems to tie it all together
well, in a way that previous mounting proposals have not achieved.
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