[Haskell-cafe] Hugs Trex for GHC / JHC / UHC / ... ?

John Meacham john at repetae.net
Tue Nov 3 23:45:27 EST 2009

On Thu, Oct 08, 2009 at 11:13:42PM +0200, Peter Verswyvelen wrote:
> I briefly read about Hugs record system Trex, and at first sight this
> was really nice!
> I know this question was asked a long time ago already, but are there
> any plans to add this extension to GHC?
> What about the other compilers, like JHC, UHC, etc?

The most likely record system to be implemented by jhc would be a
variant of Daan Leijen's Extensible records with scoped labels[1].
However, it is not something I will likely get to any time soon.
(contributors welcome of course!)

[1] http://www.cs.ioc.ee/tfp-icfp-gpce05/tfp-proc/21num.pdf

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