What's the future of the haskellYYYY packages?
Bas van Dijk
v.dijk.bas at gmail.com
Fri Nov 11 16:06:03 CET 2011
On 11 November 2011 15:09, Henning Thielemann
<lemming at henning-thielemann.de> wrote:
> On Fri, 11 Nov 2011, Bas van Dijk wrote:
>> I forgot the reason why we need Control.Monad.Instances which exports
>> orphaned Functor and Monad instances for ((->) r), ((,) a) and (Either
> Compatibility with Haskell 98's Prelude?
Thanks I understand.
What exactly is the future plan of the haskell98 and haskell2010
packages? I understand that the Haskell' Process now only deals
with the Haskell language and that the evolution of the core libraries
is now the responsibility of the Library Submission Process. Does
this mean we stop making haskellYYYY packages?
I think that would be a good thing. Since these packages block
innovation in certain parts of base (for example: getting rid of some
orphaned instances in Control.Monad.Instances or designing a new monad
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