[Haskell-cafe] Are functional dependencies around to stay?

David Virebayre dav.vire+haskell at gmail.com
Mon Dec 21 08:29:01 EST 2009

2009/12/21 Günther Schmidt <gue.schmidt at web.de>

> Hi everyone,
> I'm wondering if there is any chance that functional dependencies will not
> be around in the future. I do not actually understand the subject yet as
> such, but I'd like to make sure before I get deeper into it that it's
> something that will be around in the time to come.

My understanding is that they might end up dropped in favor of type
families, and that should happen about when chicken will start growing

Obviously, my understanding is probably flawed.

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