[Haskell-cafe] Re: [Haskell] Top Level <-

Yitzchak Gale gale at sefer.org
Wed Sep 3 09:30:21 EDT 2008

I wrote
>> Other applications and libraries that support the pragma -
>> such as other compilers, and hs-plugins - would be
>> required to respect the guarantee, and bugs could be
>> filed against them if they don't.

Sittampalam, Ganesh wrote:
> If hs-plugins were loading object code, how would it even
> know of the existence of the pragma? Given such
> knowledge, how would it implement it?

Good point. A compiler pragma is only that, in the end.
This is just a hack, we can only do the best we can
with it.


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