Commit c6f72729 authored by simonm's avatar simonm

[project @ 1999-02-10 17:36:53 by simonm]

more 4.02 updates.
parent 402c1716
......@@ -11,15 +11,21 @@ Haskell related information is available from the Haskell home page at
http://haskell.org/
GHC has a new Web page; point your browser at
http://research.microsoft.com/users/t-simonm/ghc/
+ What's new
=============
GHC 4.02 fixes several bugs in 4.01 and adds the following features:
GHC 4.02 fixes several bugs in 4.01 and adds the following major features:
* Full Haskell 98 language support,
* Scoped type variables,
* Better warnings for unused variables,
* A new generational garbage collector.
The following things have not been fixed yet:
......@@ -29,7 +35,9 @@ The following things have not been fixed yet:
* The profiler is still flaky.
As usual, see the release notes (on the web page) for full details.
See the release notes for full details:
http://research.microsoft.com/users/t-simonm/ghc/Docs/latest/users_guide/users_guide-1.html#ss1.4
A source distribution and binaries for common architectures are
available from the web page.
......@@ -51,9 +59,8 @@ users hang out on glasgow-haskell-users@dcs.gla.ac.uk
Relevant URLs on the World-Wide Web:
GHC home page http://www.dcs.gla.ac.uk/fp/software/ghc/
GHC home page http://research.microsoft.com/users/t-simonm/ghc/
Haskell home page http://haskell.org/
Glasgow FP group page http://www.dcs.gla.ac.uk/fp/
comp.lang.functional FAQ http://www.cs.nott.ac.uk/Department/Staff/mpj/faq.html
......@@ -63,7 +70,7 @@ comp.lang.functional FAQ http://www.cs.nott.ac.uk/Department/Staff/mpj/faq.html
The easy way is to go to the WWW page, which should be
self-explanatory:
http://www.dcs.gla.ac.uk/fp/software/ghc/
http://research.microsoft.com/users/t-simonm/ghc/
Once you have the distribution, please follow the pointers in the
README file to find all of the documentation about this release. NB:
......@@ -93,4 +100,4 @@ haven't been tested due to lack of time/hardware:
The installer's guide included in distribution gives a complete
run-down of what-ports-work; an on-line version can be found at
http://www.dcs.gla.ac.uk/fp/software/ghc/4.02/installation_guide/installing_toc.html
http://research.microsoft.com/users/t-simonm/ghc/Docs/latest/installation_guide/installing.html
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