[Haskell-cafe] Re: ANN: haskell-src-exts 0.3.2
cmb21 at kent.ac.uk
Tue Mar 18 06:47:58 EDT 2008
> Do you have any program transformation DSL to make things easier? Or
> quickcheck tests or anything to make things easier?
I'm not sure I follow how these would make the port easier?
We don't have a DSL, but we do have a very sophisticated API:
There has been some work done by Huiqing to generate test cases using
Quickcheck for Erlang refactoring:
> 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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