Changes between Version 55 and Version 56 of Status/GHC-7.8


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Sep 11, 2013 2:47:32 PM (7 months ago)
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jstolarek
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    v55 v56  
    1818The following **new** features are planned for 7.8 **but have not yet made it**. They are at varying degrees of completeness, and may not all make it in. 
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    20  * Jan Stolarek has completed the [wiki:PrimBool boolean-primop story].  But we need a shim package. See [http://www.haskell.org/haskellwiki/Compatibility_Modules the compatibility module page]. 
     20 * Jan Stolarek has completed the [wiki:PrimBool boolean-primop story], but they are going through a major refactoring. Things still on the TODO list for this feature: 
     21   * Jan Stolarek needs to refactor code of GHC and boot libraries. 
     22   * Jan Stolarek needs to send patches for Alex and Happy to Simon Marlow and patches for primitive to Roman Leschinskiy. 
     23   * Simon Marlow needs to update new versions of Alex and Happy to Hackage 
     24   * Jan Stolarek can then push his changes into HEAD 
     25   * Roman Leschinskiy needs to upload new version of primitive to Hackage 
     26   * Herbert Valerio Riedel can then pull latest version of primitive into GHC tree.  
     27   * Austin Seipp will implement shim package for backwards compatibility. See [http://www.haskell.org/haskellwiki/Compatibility_Modules the compatibility module page]. 
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    2229 * Trevor Elliot and Iavor Diatchki have implemented [wiki:GhcKinds/KindsWithoutData].  Not yet clear whether they'll be ready for 7.8