Module system, was Re: GHC source code improvement ideas
brianh at metamilk.com
Sun Jan 6 22:01:18 EST 2008
Johannes Waldmann wrote:
> Brian Hulley wrote:
>> In the long term, Haskell needs a better module system IMHO [...]
> I agree with the symptoms that were described, but I draw a different
> We don't need to change the language - we need better tools (IDEs)
> that operate not at the textual level, but use the annotated syntax tree,
> including knowledge on fully qualified names and types.
I agree that better tools would be a good thing, and could improve the
programming experience considerably, but I still think that an improved
module system design would be an orthogonal benefit.
Best regards, Brian.
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