QuickCheck 2 (Was: Next major platform release? Date planning.)
johan.tibell at gmail.com
Thu Feb 4 16:18:16 EST 2010
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On Thu, Feb 4, 2010 at 1:08 PM, Don Stewart <dons at galois.com> wrote:
> > On Sun, Jan 31, 2010 at 2:49 PM, Don Stewart <dons at galois.com> wrote:
> > The existing release timetable is here:
> > http://trac.haskell.org/haskell-platform/wiki/ReleaseTimetable
> > But GHC 6.12 is out, and the time has come to prepare for the next
> > release. In fact, some distros have already moved to 6.12, and the
> > usual issues with parsec/QuickCheck are still there.
> > Let's make this release one to really clean up the QuickCheck and
> > mess!!
> > QuickCheck 2 has some really nice features, like automatic test case
> > However, before QuickCheck 2 can get into the platform it needs better
> > documentation. Several of the modules have nothing but type signatures in
> > Haddock documentation and there's a severe lacks of examples. I was
> trying to
> > figure out how to test monadic code, using QuickCheck 2, earlier today
> > after checking out the documentation and googling around some I decided I
> > better off procrastinating instead. ;)
> What's the status of QuickCheck 1 documentation?
Well, there's a somewhat hard to find but good manual:
Lots of what's in there could be ported over to QC2. We need new
documentation for the new features though.
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