Let's play Name That Extension!

Stefan O'Rear stefanor at cox.net
Sat Mar 31 02:15:49 EDT 2007

On Sat, Mar 31, 2007 at 04:10:27PM +1000, Duncan Coutts wrote:
> On Fri, 2007-03-30 at 20:41 -0700, Stefan O'Rear wrote:
> > A large number of the newer GHC extensions have no cabal name.  This
> > is a very bad situation because if Hugs/yhc/etc were to gain support
> > for (say) GADTs, it would not be possible to run cabal programs that
> > require them, since the way programs specify dependency is with
> > -fglasgow-exts.  Also, what is the protocol for requesting cabal
> > extension names?
> You could do worse than to make up a sensible name and darcs send in
> your patch to the Language.Haskell.Extension module to this list.
> Duncan

I'll take that as permission :)


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