[Haskell-cafe] Name overloading

Evan Laforge qdunkan at gmail.com
Wed Jan 13 14:28:33 EST 2010

> Now, in Haskell we have type inference, which is "The Good Thing" as
> it allows to "validate" your program at compile time. Hence, the idea
> coming up to my mind is that type inference actually forbids a
> type-directed resolution of names as in C++ or Java.
> Is this correct?

There is a proposed extension which is not implemented but was
discussed on the list a while back, maybe you'd find this interesting:


Search back in the archives for TDNR and you should turn up some threads.

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