Changes between Version 53 and Version 54 of Backpack


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Aug 17, 2017 2:28:46 AM (5 weeks ago)
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    33This is the launch page for Backpack, actively maintained by Edward (as of Aug 2017).
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    5 Backpack is a proposal for retrofitting Haskell with an applicative, mix-in module system. It has been implemented in GHC 8.2 and cabal-install 2.0. If Backpack is used purely internally inside a package (i.e., it's not externally visible), Backpack is also supported by Stack.
     5Backpack is a system for retrofitting Haskell with an applicative, mix-in module system. It has been implemented in GHC 8.2 and cabal-install 2.0, but it is [https://github.com/commercialhaskell/stack/issues/2540 not supported by Stack].
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    77The documentation for how to use Backpack is a bit scattered about at this point, but here are useful, up-to-date (as of 2017-04-02, prior to GHC 8.2's release) references: