[Haskell-cafe] Status of TypeDirectedNameResolution proposal?
simonpj at microsoft.com
Tue Nov 17 13:01:51 EST 2009
Sigh. Apologies. Turns out that  is not publicly editable. So I've created a HaskellWiki page  and cross-linked them.
You should be able to edit that!
| -----Original Message-----
| From: haskell-cafe-bounces at haskell.org [mailto:haskell-cafe-bounces at haskell.org] On
| Behalf Of Luke Palmer
| Sent: 17 November 2009 17:08
| To: Simon Peyton-Jones
| Cc: Levi Greenspan; Haskell Cafe
| Subject: Re: [Haskell-cafe] Status of TypeDirectedNameResolution proposal?
| On Tue, Nov 17, 2009 at 5:18 AM, Simon Peyton-Jones
| <simonpj at microsoft.com> wrote:
| > | What's the status of the TDNR proposal ? Personally I think it is a
| > | very good idea and I'd like to see it in Haskell'/GHC rather sooner
| > | than later. Working around the limitations of the current record
| > | system is one of my biggest pain points in Haskell and TDNR would be a
| > | major improvement. Thus I wonder if someone is actively working on
| > | this proposal?
| > It's stalled. As far as I know, there's been very little discussion about it.
| It's not a trivial thing to implement, and it treads on delicate territory (how "."
| is treated). So I'd need to be convinced there was a strong constituency who really
| wanted it before adding it.
| > I've added an informal straw poll to the bottom of  to allow you to express an
| And how I love expressing my opinion :-P. I would if only I could
| figure out how to edit the page! Am I being dense? (Yes, I am logged
| > Also I'm not very happy with the "stacking operations" part, and I'd like a better
| > Simon
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