[Haskell-cafe] Haskell interface file (.hi) format?

Tomasz Zielonka tomasz.zielonka at gmail.com
Sun Dec 2 00:16:29 EST 2007

On Sat, Dec 01, 2007 at 10:01:13PM -0800, Stefan O'Rear wrote:
> On Sun, Dec 02, 2007 at 05:45:48AM +0100, Tomasz Zielonka wrote:
> > That's a questionable decision, IMO:
> > - it changes behavior
> > - I expect :browse to be used more often, so it deserves the sort
> >   :b version (:bro is not that short)
> > 
> > On the other hand, this change can have an (unintended?) feature
> > advertising effect ;-)
> It's not a decision at all.  :b is the first command starting with b,
> which was browse yesterday, is breakpoint today, and tomorrow will be
> something you've never heard of.

I haven't thought about it this way. OK, so _this_ is the questionable
decision: allowing the ambiguous shortcut.

> It's inherently fragile, and shouldn't be relied on in scripts

I am only relying on it in my brain's procedural memory and I guess it's
going to fix itself eventually ;-)

Best regards

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