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

John Meacham john at repetae.net
Fri Oct 14 17:36:34 EDT 2005

On Thu, Oct 13, 2005 at 02:09:55PM +0200, Sebastian Sylvan wrote:
> Okay then. Consider this my contribution to the discussion.
> First of all I would like to urge the people who do end up working on
> this to seriously consider replacing H98's records system. I may be
> wrong but the impression I get is that enough people dislike the
> current system enough to warrant a replacement. And to me it seems to
> be a pretty much "slam-dunk" case that the proposal is *a lot* better
> than what we current have.

How about a standard HList-style library specified in the report? then
we get fancy records without having to change the language. Then we
could work on syntatic sugar to make HList records as easy to use as
built in ones.

John Meacham - ⑆repetae.net⑆john⑈ 

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