[Haskell-cafe] Re: Interest in helping w/ Haskell standard

Aaron Denney wnoise at ofb.net
Fri Oct 14 15:15:11 EDT 2005

On 2005-10-13, Stephane Bortzmeyer <bortzmeyer at nic.fr> wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 13, 2005 at 11:29:57AM +0000,
>  Robin Green <greenrd at greenrd.org> wrote 
>  a message of 22 lines which said:
>> ... and, in the case of the Standard Prelude section, or equivalent,
>> a specification of well-understood functions that the spec authors
>> agree "should" be provided in all implementations. ... (It is,
>> however, one of the "must haves" for Haskell to be considered for
>> use in production systems.)
> Regexps and XML are, IMHO, also "must haves".

Bah, simple libraries.  They don't have to be part of the Standard

(See http://haskell.org/hawiki/RegexSyntax , BTW, which cantains some
DWIM operators overloaded on return type -- perl's scalar/list
distinction on steroids.)

Aaron Denney

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