[Haskell-cafe] Re: Field names

Richard A. O'Keefe ok at cs.otago.ac.nz
Wed Sep 10 23:24:35 EDT 2008

On 11 Sep 2008, at 3:54 am, Brandon S. Allbery KF8NH wrote:
> I think that only counts as the origin of the idea; isn't :-prefixed  
> infix constructors a ghc-ism?

Haskell 98 report, page 10:
"An operator symbol starting with a colon is a constructor".

(I seem to have four copies of the report on my Mac...)

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