[Haskell-cafe] SystemF, universal quantification, and rigid type variables

David Rush kumoyuki at gmail.com
Fri Mar 7 12:01:12 UTC 2014

So I posted:

> In short, I'm trying to decide if there is a real difference between the 
> types:
>     (forall a.a) -> b
>     a -> b
> and frankly, I'm not seeing a difference... I'd actually love to be wrong. 
> Is there an actual difference between the types?

And Ruud Koot and Nikolay Kudasov both told me:

> YES.

Thanks, y'all. That actually means I was doing it right :)

- d

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