Back-porting pattern synonym type signature syntax for GHC 7.8.4 [Re: ANNOUNCE: GHC 7.8.4 Release Candidate 1]

Gabor Greif ggreif at
Mon Dec 1 15:52:32 UTC 2014


even if it might be too late for 7.8.4, don't give up hope for 7.8.5 :-)


On 11/29/14, Dr. ERDI Gergo <gergo at> wrote:
> On Wed, 26 Nov 2014, Simon Peyton Jones wrote:
>> My instinct is that (a)-(c) overwhelm (d); i.e. let sleeping dogs lie.
>> But what do others think?
> Just to give an idea of how limited the scope of this change would be,
> I've went and implemented it, on the 'wip/pattern-synonym-sig-backport'
> branch (of both GHC and Haddock).
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