[Haskell-cafe] "quoting" in Haskell

Derek Elkins derek.a.elkins at gmail.com
Mon Aug 27 12:43:25 EDT 2007

On Mon, 2007-08-27 at 17:56 +0200, Peter Verswyvelen wrote:
> > Look at Template Haskell.
> > "Intuitively Template Haskell provides new language features that
> > allow us to convert back and forth between concrete syntax, i.e. what
> Gee coming from C++ that was the last thing I expected "templates" to do. It seems a bit more powerful in Haskell though!
> I'll look into that!

They aren't related to "templates" in C++ at all.  It follows from the
general meaning of the word "template" (as does C++'s usage).  Really,
it's not all that appropriate a name anyway.  You may also find Liskell
interesting http://liskell.org/

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