There is a lot of talk about the inadequacies of the h98 prelude (mainly its typeclasses and lack of hierarchy, and the four different monoid classes in it), and most people using Haskell today use various extensions. Haskell' is the next official standard, but is conservative and still retains many of the issues people complain about in H98.
This page is for discussing what we would like to see in the ideal next standard!
Language extensions that should be "standard"
People willing to contribute
* pumpkin (Daniel Peebles)