[Haskell-cafe] [Haskell] ANNOUNCE: notcpp-0.0.1

Henning Thielemann lemming at henning-thielemann.de
Fri Apr 13 23:11:43 CEST 2012

On Fri, 13 Apr 2012, Ben Millwood wrote:

> But I never liked using CPP: it completely defeats haskell-src-exts
> and hence things like SourceGraph, and anyway it's not designed for
> Haskell and doesn't at all understand its structure, or fit with its
> syntax. With a little thought, I wondered if creative use of template
> haskell might not achieve the same goal. It turned out it did, and
> emboldened with this knowledge I set out to write a new package making
> this technique available to others.

I never liked CPP in Haskell, too. The problem is: I also do not like 
Template Haskell. :-) Whereever possible I use a Cabal flag and a 
conditional Hs-Source-Dirs.


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