[Haskell-cafe] what is the magic hash?

Jason Dusek jason.dusek at gmail.com
Tue Sep 23 01:21:29 EDT 2008

Derek Elkins <derek.a.elkins at gmail.com> wrote:
> Jason Dusek wrote:
>> It is not much covered in the docs. It has something to do
>>   with magic triggered by a postfix octothorpe?
> All it does is allow them in identifiers.

  That's it? So it's for use in conjunction with primitive
  types, I guess (those seem to be denoted like 'Int#')?

  With the fancy name and the absence of documentation, I
  assumed it must be really special.


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