[Haskell-cafe] Re: CAF's in Haskell

Jon Fairbairn jon.fairbairn at cl.cam.ac.uk
Wed Dec 26 12:49:07 EST 2007

"Neil Mitchell" <ndmitchell at gmail.com> writes:

> Hi,
> Are CAF's specified in the Haskell report? I couldn't find them mentioned.

CAF is a term of art. If you define 

fred = 2 + 2

that's a CAF.

> If not, why do all Haskell compilers support them?

How could they not? I'm not sure I understand your question.

Jón Fairbairn                                 Jon.Fairbairn at cl.cam.ac.uk

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