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Manuel M T Chakravarty chak at
Tue Sep 3 04:42:58 EDT 2002

"Simon Peyton-Jones" <simonpj at> wrote,

> | .NET is a different beast from other calling conventions in 
> | that you may want to compile Haskell ccalls to .NET 
> | intermediate language.  In other words, it is about being 
> | able to implement ccall *on* .NET.  Thus, the mix.
> I think that is exactly the issue.  
> | At the moment, there doesn't seem to be much support for
> | [lib].  The last message from SimonPJ (a while ago) on this 
> | issues also seems to indicate that he isn't to bothered about 
> | it.  But AFAIK he is away at the moment.  
> So let's omit it for now; but we will need to think about what to 
> do when someone really does do a Haskell-on-.NET binding.

So, overall this point is settled, then; implying that we
stick with Alastair's recent change of the spec in that


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