[Haskell-cafe] deriving

Hans Aberg haberg at math.su.se
Tue Apr 8 11:46:54 EDT 2008

On 8 Apr 2008, at 16:57, Anton van Straaten wrote:
>> So what is the difference from the current state?
> None.  See how efficient a solution it is?  ;)

So for a change, you propose it should be the same. So you are one of  
those A-programmers :-).

> Seriously, there's only so much connotational meaning you can pack  
> into  or extract from a keyword.  Ultimately, programming language  
> keywords follow the rule given by Humpty Dumpty:
> "When _I_ use a word, it means just what I choose it to mean --  
> neither more nor less."

So your favorite language must be Humpty?! :-)


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