[Haskell-cafe] class default method proposal

Simon Marlow simonmarhaskell at gmail.com
Tue Dec 11 11:26:52 EST 2007

Duncan Coutts wrote:
> On Tue, 2007-12-11 at 07:07 -0800, Stefan O'Rear wrote:
>> This is almost exactly the
>> http://haskell.org/haskellwiki/Class_system_extension_proposal; that
>> page has some discussion of implementation issues.
> Oh yes, so it is. Did this proposal get discussed on any mailing list?
> I'd like to see what people thought. Was there any conclusion about
> feasibility?

Ross proposed this on the libraries list in 2005:


and I brought it up for Haskell':


see also this:


Unfortunately the Haskell' wiki doesn't have a good summary of the issues; 
it should.  I'll add these links at least.


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