Contexts differ in length

Robert van Herk rherk at
Fri May 27 07:09:54 EDT 2005

Simon Peyton-Jones wrote:

>| A while ago I sent an email to the glasgow haskell users maillinglist
>| explain how the "Contexts differ in length" feature (or bug :-))
>| restricted me in writing a haskell application. I was hoping for a
>| reply, however I didn't receive one (yet).
>It's a sensible suggestion.  Until now no one has said it actually stops
>them writing the program they want to write.  Thanks for bringing it up
>again.  It's not too hard to implement, and I'll try to get to it soon.
Thank you! It is a kind of show-stopper for my project so I'd be very 

>It's in the same patch of the compiler as Ross's specialisation request,
>so I'll try to do both at once.

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