Changes between Version 6 and Version 7 of Commentary/Packages/PackageReorg


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Nov 24, 2006 5:24:59 PM (9 years ago)
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    1919   every Haskell implementation.  This seems to be Bulat's main point 
    2020   in the thread above.  Let's call these the '''Core Packages''' to 
    21    avoid confusion (Bulat called these the "base packages"). 
     21   avoid confusion (Bulat called these the "base packages", but that's an  
     22   over-used term given that there is a package called `base`). 
    2223   The good thing about the Core Packages is that 
    2324   users know that they will be there, and they are consistent with 
    2425   each other. 
    2526 
    26  * Any particular implementation may install more packages by default; 
    27    for example GHC will install the `template-haskell` and `stm` 
    28    packages.  Let's call these the '''GHC Install Packages''', '''Hugs 
    29    Install Packages''' etc; the Install Packages are a superset of the 
    30    Core Packages. 
     27 Any particular implementation may install more packages by default; 
     28 for example GHC will install the `template-haskell` and `stm` 
     29 packages.  Let's call these the '''GHC Install Packages''', '''Hugs 
     30 Install Packages''' etc; the Install Packages are a superset of the 
     31 Core Packages. 
    3132 
    3233 * It should be possible to upgrade any package, even if that package