[Haskell-cafe] Re: Use of abbreviations in Haskell
barsoap at web.de
Mon Jan 5 06:30:02 EST 2009
Ketil Malde <ketil at malde.org> wrote:
> > Implicit importing: submodule syntax implies adding an "import
> > The.Module.Name" line at that point in the containing file.
> I'm not sure I agree with that, I don't see why we shouldn't treat
> these modules as ordinary modules. One of the motivations for doing
> this is to qualify record labels - not being able to specify "import
> .. qualified" or "as ..." seems like rather a loss.
import [qualified] module Foo [as F] [hiding(baz)] where
bar = undefined
baz = bar
OTOH, the Ocaml folks are going to ridicule us even more. "Now they
redid the module system, and it's still second-class"
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