[Haskell-cafe] "Functional dependencies conflict between instance declarations"

Andrew Coppin andrewcoppin at btinternet.com
Mon Sep 10 14:58:05 EDT 2007

Peter Verswyvelen wrote:
> Never mind, that GHC compiler was again more clever than me, sigh.
> That's really frustrating about Haskell: the compiler captures so many 
> errors at compile time, that newbies hardly get anything done, it's a 
> constant battle against the errors. But once it compiles, it usually 
> works at runtime :-)

This is what I love about Haskell: If it typechecks, it probably does 
the thing you meant it to. I've never seen any other language like it. 
It's amazing!

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