Poll: Error message spans

Malcolm Wallace malcolm.wallace at cs.york.ac.uk
Thu Jan 7 16:13:10 EST 2010

>>> Would you find the extra information useful, or just noise?
>>> i.e. should we show error spans by default?
>> I certainly wouldn't find it distracting, and I think it could be
>> quite useful in many cases. I vote for turning it on by default.
> I agree.


It is a feature I have always found useful in other tools.  (Although  
ghc does usually quote the entire literal source expression denoted by  
the span, so perhaps the info is slightly redundant.)


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