GHC error message on type mismatch

David Luposchainsky dluposchainsky at
Thu Nov 7 12:22:51 UTC 2013

On 2013-11-07 12:52, Daniel Trstenjak wrote:
> My problem is with 'Expected' and 'Actual', that I'm often unsure if
> the compiler is "expecting" something or if I'm the expecting one
> and the same goes for "actual".

Funny you mention it; I think I just got too used to the fact that every
time I see this error I have to take a step back to remember what it
means exactly. Renaming it to "given" or "provided" would really help.



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