Haskell Platform decision: time to bless parsec 3?

Edward Kmett ekmett at gmail.com
Sun Nov 7 12:39:35 EST 2010


It would let us finally start healing the rift in the libraries and with
Parsec 3.1 the performance difference is no longer a divisive concern.


On Sat, Nov 6, 2010 at 11:18 AM, Don Stewart <dons at galois.com> wrote:

> Hey all,
> This is a loose end in the package policy situation: when the HP has a
> major upgrade, the policy is to do all major upgrades for any packages
> contained in the HP, as long as they don't add new dependencies.
> One exception to this rule has been parsec, where parsec 2 was
> considered "blessed" on an ad hoc basis.
> I propose we agree to remove this ad hoc rule, and thus the HP will ship
> with parsec 3.
> Does anyone have concerns with this?
> -- Don
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