FFI progress

Simon Marlow simonmar at microsoft.com
Fri Apr 27 11:52:06 EDT 2001

> In this context, I actually find it the identifier `stdcall'
> strange.  Why is it standard?  I'd argue that ccall is the
> standard (in fact, it so far was the default, wasn't it?)

It's known as 'stdcall' on Windows.  In fact, VC++ has __stdcall
keyword.  All the Win32 API functions are declared __stdcall.  So, I
guess that's why we called it stdcall in Haskell.


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