[Haskell-cafe] Re: ANNOUNCE: Utrecht Haskell Compiler (UHC) -- first release

Miguel Mitrofanov miguelimo38 at yandex.ru
Tue Apr 21 00:45:51 EDT 2009

On 21 Apr 2009, at 04:59, Richard O'Keefe wrote:

> On 20 Apr 2009, at 10:12 pm, Miguel Mitrofanov wrote:
>> I disagree. First of all, UHC states explicitly that some features  
>> are not supported (and probably never would be). Secondly, it seems  
>> like almost nobody uses (n+k)-patterns,
> How can you possibly know that?

I can't; that's why I've said "seems like".

> If I want something that's almost a Haskell compiler but not
> quite, with some interesting extensions, I've known where to
> find Clean for a long time.

That's a strange desire. Personally, I want a compiler for a nice,  
simple, and useful language. I don't want a Haskell compiler; it just  
so happens that GHC is the best approximation.

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