[Haskell-cafe] New type of ($) operator in GHC 8.0 is problematic

Doug McIlroy doug at cs.dartmouth.edu
Sat Feb 13 13:44:09 UTC 2016

> The DNS as namespace means you have a spot that's guaranteed to be free for your code

That's fine at the time, but maintainers come and go while software
lives on. A name space that depends on who holds the reins and pays
the rent seems rather ephemeral.


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