Haskell Platform proposal: Add the vector package

Johan Tibell johan.tibell at gmail.com
Mon Jun 18 19:38:14 BST 2012

On Sun, Jun 17, 2012 at 4:14 AM, Henning Thielemann
<lemming at henning-thielemann.de> wrote:
> I thought about migrating storablevector to vector, but it seems that the
> vector package needs some GHC-only extensions like type families. I do not
> plan to make the storablevector package obsolete, but I think it would be
> useful if both packages would use the same datatype. Is it possible to put
> the Storable part of 'vector' into a separate package? Would this one be
> more portable?

I'll let Roman address this. I suggest we consider this a separately
from whether we should add vector to the platform (perhaps we should
start a new thread from that.)

-- Johan

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