FFI Report, CVS Id 1.4

Manuel M. T. Chakravarty chak at cse.unsw.edu.au
Sun Jun 3 02:09:38 EDT 2001

"Marcin 'Qrczak' Kowalczyk" <qrczak at knm.org.pl> wrote,

> Fri, 01 Jun 2001 18:36:01 +1000, Manuel M. T. Chakravarty <chak at cse.unsw.edu.au> pisze:
> >   http://www.cse.unsw.edu.au/~chak/haskell/ffi.{ps.gz,tex}
> I like it. 

Fine :-)

> Minor issues:
> - import is not a specialid, it's already a reservedid.
> - Safeness should be optional. (And maybe s/safeness/safety/ ?)

Ok, I changed all that.

> - Would anyone really use explicit "static"?

Yes, because when you want to import the C identifier
`dynamic' or `wrapper' and not provide a header file.
Moreover, I think, it is more orthogonal.


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