Andrew J Bromage
Thu, 6 Feb 2003 09:53:07 +1100
On 05-Feb-2003, Simon Peyton-Jones <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > H98 has nothing to say about the separate compilation; it's an issue for
> > the implementation.
H98 indeed says nothing about separate compilation, and it is indeed
an issue for the implementation.
What H98 does is it defines a language for which separate compilation
is at best extremely difficult and at worst virtually impossible
without extra information which is not part of H98 (such as GHC's
On Wed, Feb 05, 2003 at 07:41:52PM +1100, Fergus Henderson wrote:
> In other words, GHC doesn't support separate compilation of
> Haskell 98 -- it supports separate compilation of a closely related
> but distinct language which we can call "Haskell 98 + GHC hi-boot files".