[Haskell-cafe] RFC: "Native -XCPP" Proposal

Brandon Allbery allbery.b at gmail.com
Sat May 9 14:05:09 UTC 2015

On Fri, May 8, 2015 at 7:56 PM, Brandon Allbery <allbery.b at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Fri, May 8, 2015 at 7:40 PM, Donn Cave <donn at avvanta.com> wrote:
>> But fatal if compilation is conditional on something that affects the
>> ability to type check, am I right?  Such as different compilers or
>> versions of same compiler.
> Not per the abstract (paper itself seems to be paywalled). They had an
> earlier work with that issue, the linked one is about how to be robust in
> the face of such conditionals.

There's also the question about handling changes in syntax, e.g. LambdaCase
throws parse errors in older compilers.

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