Global variables?

Andrew J Bromage
Wed, 5 Feb 2003 12:33:13 +1100

G'day all.

On Mon, Feb 03, 2003 at 03:24:49PM -0600, Jon Cast wrote:

> I, personally, haven't written a program whose bulk will fit in a single
> file in several years, and I doubt I ever will again.  So, support for
> separate compilation is a necessity.  How do you intend to handle this?

Haskell 98 has never supported separate compilation.  That's why we
have hi-boot files (or something similar).

So, yes, I'd like to know how the language designers intend to support
separate compilation in the next version.

Andrew Bromage