[Haskell-cafe] Staged evaluation, names?

wren ng thornton wren at freegeek.org
Fri Jan 9 08:07:32 EST 2009

Andrea Vezzosi wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 8, 2009 at 5:25 AM, wren ng thornton <wren at freegeek.org> wrote:
>> The question for y'all is what should I call it? I've been calling the template-function qaf (for Compiled Applicative Form ;) and the type class with that function would be the only thing in the package, but I'm not sure where QAF.hs should be in the module hierarchy. Thoughts?
> Isn't Lift[1] already the right class for this?
> class Lift t where
>       lift :: t -> Q Exp
> [1] http://haskell.org/ghc/docs/latest/html/libraries/template-haskell/Language-Haskell-TH-Syntax.html#t%3ALift

I don't see any documentation there to say what it does, so I'm not 
sure. (A common problem with TH, unfortunately.)

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