[Haskell-cafe] Re: Small displeasure with associated type synonyms

Manuel M T Chakravarty chak at cse.unsw.edu.au
Thu Mar 6 20:19:27 EST 2008

Stefan Holdermans:
>> The problem is ambiguity. The type checker can't determine which  
>> val function to use, i.e. which dictionary to pass to val.
> I see. Still, maybe a type-error message in terms of good old  
> "unresolved top-level overloading" would be a bit more useful  
> here... ;-)

I agree the error message is appalling.  Could you put this as a bug  
in the bug tracker?


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