Changes between Version 3 and Version 4 of Haskell'


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Nov 18, 2009 11:24:47 AM (4 years ago)
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    v3 v4  
    1 = Haskell' = 
     1= The Haskell' name = 
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    3 While we work to define the scope of this project, Haskell' (Haskell 
    4 Prime) will be the code name for the next Haskell standard.  I thought 
    5 it best to pick a neutral name, since "Haskell 2", "Haskell 06", 
    6 "Haskell 1.6", and "Industrial Haskell" are all loaded names.  Once a 
    7 scope is defined, we can start to worry about the real name of the 
    8 standard. 
    9  
    10 == Ideas for the "real" name == 
    11 Add new ideas for the name, or add comments to existing suggestions. 
    12  
    13  * '''Haskell Prime'''  
    14    * It is the main version of the language for users, as well as the follow-on to Haskell 98. 
    15  * '''Haskell 2''' 
    16    * The second official standard for the language. Allows naturally for a Haskell 3 at some point in the future. 
    17    * Boring. But maybe that's a good thing. 
    18  * '''Concurrent Haskell''' 
    19    * Emphasizes its relevance and applicability for multicore applications 
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     3Haskell' (pronounced "Haskell Prime") is the name for the ongoing [wiki:Process] of developing a new language revision each year.  It is not the name of a particular version of the language.