[Haskell-cafe] Re: Versioning

Neil Mitchell ndmitchell at gmail.com
Thu Dec 21 09:53:10 EST 2006


> there are really no choices for real development. many libraries, language
> extensions and techniques are for ghc only

I develop everything in Hugs, including the Yhc compiler itself. Hugs
is great. There are lots of extensions in GHC, but Haskell 98 is a
perfectly useable language!

> > So have other compilers picked up SYB support yet?
> SYB and Template Haskell are just examples of techniques that make GHC
> obvious choice. although. SYB may be supported by Hugs too, i'm not sure

GHC is the only one with inbuilt SYB support. Hugs has deriving
Typeable (I think), but not Data.



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