This page describes the motivation and design for a refactoring of diagrams, to give them a semantics based on computing fixed points of functions from "context" information to raw tree of primitives together with some summary information.
See the original "manifesto" and ensuing mailing list discussion here: http://thread.gmane.org/gmane.comp.lang.haskell.diagrams/383
See also later IRC discussion beginning here: http://ircbrowse.net/browse/diagrams?events_page=935
2 Detailed design
Most of the changes should be in the
diagrams-core package, though a few things in
diagrams-lib may need to change as well.
No changes should be necessary to the following modules (all prefixed by
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