[Haskell-cafe] an idea for modifiyng data/newtype syntax: use `::=` instead of `=`
tom-lists-haskell-cafe-2013 at jaguarpaw.co.uk
Sun Aug 9 20:53:26 UTC 2015
On Sun, Aug 09, 2015 at 04:48:25PM -0400, amindfv at gmail.com wrote:
> El Aug 9, 2015, a las 16:04, Tom Ellis <tom-lists-haskell-cafe-2013 at jaguarpaw.co.uk> escribió:
> > On Sun, Aug 09, 2015 at 09:12:31PM +0300, Alexey Muranov wrote:
> >> On 9 août 2015, at 15:00, haskell-cafe-request at haskell.org wrote:
> >>> From: Will Yager <will.yager at gmail.com>
> >>> Subject: Re: [Haskell-cafe] an idea for modifiyng data/newtype syntax: use `::=` instead of `=`
> >>> Date: 9 août 2015 02:30:50 UTC+3
> >>> To: Hilco Wijbenga <hilco.wijbenga at gmail.com>
> >>> Cc: Haskell Cafe <haskell-cafe at haskell.org>, MigMit <miguelimo38 at yandex.ru>
> >>> It is worth asking, then, if we should record these small aesthetic suggestions somewhere for consideration while designing the next major compatibility-breaking release of the Haskell specification (Haskell 2020 or what have you).
> >> +1
> > Very much +1
> I have to say, I'm very -1 on what sounds like a Perl 6 or Python 3
> endeavor. Small and incremental seems to demonstrably be the way to make
> breaking changes.
My +1 was to keeping a record of small but breaking changes that, if made at
inception, would have benefitted what Haskell is now. What anyone else
wants to *do* with such a record is up to them.
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