[Haskell-cafe] Re: non-total operator precedence order (was:Fractional/negative fixity?)

Henning Thielemann lemming at henning-thielemann.de
Fri Nov 10 10:08:29 EST 2006

On Fri, 10 Nov 2006, Benjamin Franksen wrote:

> Although one could view this as a bug in the offending module it makes
> me somewhat uneasy that one additional import can have such a drastic
> effect on the code in a module /even if you don't use anything from that
> module/.

It's the same as with instance declarations, isn't it? I don't want to
defend the problems arising with todays anonymous instance declarations,
but I think a simple error report is better than trying to solve the
problem automatically and thus hide it from the programmer.

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