[Haskell-cafe] what about adding a HIDE pragma ?

Thomas Davie tom.davie at gmail.com
Wed Jul 22 09:08:15 EDT 2009

On 22 Jul 2009, at 14:53, Bulat Ziganshin wrote:

> Hello Marc,
> Wednesday, July 22, 2009, 4:28:49 PM, you wrote:
>> So does it make sense to add this information using pragmas?
> pragmas shouldn't change program behavior or alter whether program may
> be compiled
> of course, LANGUAGE pragmas violate this law, but is considered as bug
> in Haskell developments rather than welcomed feature

Why shouldn't they?  I'm not particularly in support of this idea --  
it makes it less clear what is being exported by the module, but I  
don't get your reasoning.


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