[Haskell-cafe] Re: Just a quick question

Chad Scherrer chad.scherrer at gmail.com
Wed Feb 27 15:27:19 EST 2008

Imam Tashdid ul Alam <uchchwhash <at> yahoo.com> writes:
> A few days back, I *think* I stumbled upon the
> statement "the interaction between GADTs and
> functional dependencies is not yet well understood".
> Then I glossed over it. Now that I have (finally)
> started understanding what GADTs are meant to do, I am
> somewhat terrified. Did I read that one correctly? Or
> was it "... between GADTs and *typeclasses*..."?
> Was it?
> Gah. That would be disastrous. 

"Functional dependencies" might mean something different than you think. See
section 8.6.2 of this:



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