[Haskell-cafe] some ideas for Haskell', from Python

Brandon S. Allbery KF8NH allbery at ece.cmu.edu
Thu Jan 15 17:17:51 EST 2009

On 2009 Jan 15, at 5:55, Manlio Perillo wrote:
> Brandon S. Allbery KF8NH ha scritto:
> >
> > [... about Python import local to functions ...]
>>> Sometime they are necessary, to avoid circular import problems  
>>> (but this not a problem with Haskell).
>> ...in theory. In practice GHC needs help with circular imports, and  
>> some cycles might be impossible to resolve.
> This is interesting.
> Where can I find some examples?

The "impossible to resolve" is my interpretation of a discussion on  
the lists several months ago.

I don't see any mention in RWH offhand.

brandon s. allbery [solaris,freebsd,perl,pugs,haskell] allbery at kf8nh.com
system administrator [openafs,heimdal,too many hats] allbery at ece.cmu.edu
electrical and computer engineering, carnegie mellon university    KF8NH

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