[Haskell-cafe] Re: [Haskell] ANNOUNCE: haskell-src-exts 0.4.1

Duncan Coutts duncan.coutts at worc.ox.ac.uk
Sat Nov 15 07:10:00 EST 2008

On Sat, 2008-11-15 at 02:26 +0100, Niklas Broberg wrote:
> Fellow Haskelleers,
> it is my pleasure to announce the new release of the haskell-src-exts
> package, version 0.4.1:

> 2) ... I've finally decided to take the plunge and get rid of the ugly
> prefixes on all datatypes in the AST. I am of the firm conviction that
> disambiguation between datatypes and functions with the same name
> should be handled through the module hierarchy and qualified imports,
> not by adding prefixes.


> And the longer I wait, the harder the switch. So now the datatypes
> that make up the AST are called things like Exp, Pat, Module (the
> former Module is now ModuleName), Type, QOp etc instead of HsExp,
> HsPat... .


That is all. :-)


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