Shae Matijs Erisson shae at
Sat Oct 16 11:05:06 EDT 2004

Keean Schupke <k.schupke at> writes:

> Yes, I could quite easily write the generator in TemplateHaskell (have played with it before)
> _but_ I don't like the $(xxx) syntax... Perhaps if Simon could be persuaded to allow deriving
> clauses to be defined in TH?
> data X x = X x
> $(deriveMyClass (reify X))
> could perhaps be defined from
> data X x = X x deriving MyClass
> I saw the same suggestion earlier today on the Haskell list...

Check out Ulf Norell's IOHCC submission, his DeriveData.hs module does this,
though I can't tell if it will work for parameterized types.
Shae Matijs Erisson - Programmer -
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