[Haskell-cafe] Re: ANN: haskell-src-exts 0.3.2

Thomas Schilling nominolo at googlemail.com
Tue Mar 18 06:39:45 EDT 2008

Do you have any program transformation DSL to make things easier?  Or  
quickcheck tests or anything to make things easier?

On 18 mar 2008, at 11.28, C.M.Brown wrote:

> Hi Nikolas,
>> I supppose you're talking about HaRe, that Thomas Schilling linked  
>> to.
>> I have no idea how that system is built so I can't answer your
>> question. But in principle I don't see why not. :-)
> In principle it would actually be quite difficult. HaRe is Haskell 98,
> built upon the Programatica front end, and to use extensions would  
> mean a
> port to a system that has extensions (ghc say) and a re-evaluation  
> of all
> the current refactorings so that they work over extensions as well.
> Porting to a system like GHC would require an almost complete re- 
> engineering of HaRe, and,
> although simple in theory, in practice it has so far presented some
> problems. With the exposure of the GHC API though, we hope to  
> address this
> issue in the near future.
> Kind regards,
> Chris.
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