[Haskell-cafe] Re: ANNOUNCE: HaRe, the Haskell Refactorer 0.6

Chris BROWN chrisb at cs.st-andrews.ac.uk
Tue Jun 29 11:00:37 EDT 2010

On 29 Jun 2010, at 15:55, Ivan Lazar Miljenovic wrote:

> Chris BROWN <chrisb at cs.st-andrews.ac.uk> writes:
>>> Of course, it would also be nice if HaRe could parse more than just
>>> Haskell98... :p (I know, I know, it isn't easy to change parsers,
>> etc.).
>> HaRe works over the full Haskell 98 standard. We certainly wish to
>> move HaRe over to GHC Haskell in the future, and this is currently an
>> ongoing effort: if you have any ideas on how to help us do this please
>> contact us.
> I talked with you and Simon Thompson about this at PEPM, and at the time
> you said that haskell-src-exts didn't have what you needed for HaRe.
> What exactly do you need in a parser for it to be suitable for HaRe?

We need static semantics, including location information and a preservation of comments. 


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