[Haskell-cafe] Code that writes code

Erik de Castro Lopo mle+hs at mega-nerd.com
Sat Aug 21 04:09:39 EDT 2010

Andrew Coppin wrote:

> Well, yeah, if you've got so much boiler plate that you have to automate 
> generating the boilerplate, you're probably doing it wrong. ;-)
> All I'm actually using it to do is generate a set of fixed-size 
> containers (each of which has a bazillion class instances). I've got a 
> variable-sized container, but sometimes it's useful to statically 
> guarantee that a container is a specific size.

Have a look at how hmatrix-static does this for linear algebra
while sitting on top of hmatrix (both are on hackage).

Erik de Castro Lopo

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