Note [Api annotations]

Ben Gamari ben at
Wed Jul 20 11:22:59 UTC 2016

Matthew Pickering <matthewtpickering at> writes:

> These comments are meant to indicate which annotations each AST
> fragment has. However, they are rarely kept up to date and ultimately
> not that useful. If someone wants to
> know then it is easier to look at the `Annotate` module in
> `ghc-exactprint`where this information also exists programatically.
Hmm, the fact that this module is outside of GHC is a bit unfortunate.
If I'm looking at a random GHC commit from a year ago how am I to know
which annotations I can expect? I guess the testsuite?


- Ben

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