[Haskell-cafe] Re: Type system

Lennart Augustsson lennart at augustsson.net
Fri Mar 14 18:49:32 EDT 2008

No, Haskell wasn't designed with type level programming in mind.  In fact it
took a few years before any serious type level programming was done.  And lo
and behold, the type level has an untyped logic language.

  -- Lennart

On Fri, Mar 14, 2008 at 9:41 PM, Ben Franksen <ben.franksen at online.de>

> Don Stewart wrote:
> > As Manuel says, in C++ type level programming was an accident, in
> > Haskell, it was by design.
> Was it, really? I was laways under teh impression that Oleg-style type
> system tricks were not in the least anticipated back when Haskell acquired
> type classes...
> Cheers
> Ben
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