[Haskell-cafe] The instability of Haskell libraries

Brandon S. Allbery KF8NH allbery at ece.cmu.edu
Mon Apr 26 13:27:40 EDT 2010

On Apr 26, 2010, at 09:33 , John Goerzen wrote:
> It would, however, be nice if the language allowed you to override  
> default instances with the code in your own package.

Many other languages refer to this kind of thing as "monkey patching"  
and warn against it because of the problems it causes.

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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