[Haskell-cafe] Named field syntax

Brandon S. Allbery KF8NH allbery at ece.cmu.edu
Fri Aug 29 10:31:52 EDT 2008

On 2008 Aug 29, at 9:30, Maurí cio wrote:
> However, this doesn't:
> data Test = Test Integer {b::String}
> Is there some way to name only a single, or a few,
> of some data type fields?

There's no shorthand for it, no (and therefore you can't get one that  
works for pattern matching).  Personally, I haven't found it a  
hardship, because you can always used the unnamed field syntax.

brandon s. allbery [solaris,freebsd,perl,pugs,haskell] allbery at kf8nh.com
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electrical and computer engineering, carnegie mellon university    KF8NH

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