[Haskell-cafe] Haskell compilation errors break the complexity encapsulation on DSLs

Alberto G. Corona agocorona at gmail.com
Tue Apr 30 14:13:58 CEST 2013

I hope that the GHC people will give to this a high priority. Specially for
the people of FP Complete for which this should be a first target.

I know that Simon Peyton Jones gave up in "avoid success at all costs" and
not it invest in the industry. Isn't?


2013/4/27 Ozgur Akgun <ozgurakgun at gmail.com>

> Hi,
> On 27 April 2013 10:07, Alberto G. Corona <agocorona at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I created a ticket for the feature request:
>> Ticket #7870
>> Teachers, newbies and people working in Industry: Please push it!
> A link to the ticket may be helpful for the lazy.
> http://hackage.haskell.org/trac/ghc/ticket/7870
> I quite like this idea, and I think this is one thing people use TH for
> now instead.
> (Using quasi-quotes, you can produce any compilation error you like...)
> It would be great if we didn't have to pull in the full power of TH (or
> QQ) for this.
> Cheers,
> Ozgur

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