[Haskell-cafe] RFC: New version of haskell-src-exts without simplified AST

Tom Ellis tom-lists-haskell-cafe-2013 at jaguarpaw.co.uk
Sun Jul 31 12:13:14 UTC 2016

On Sun, Jul 31, 2016 at 01:07:46PM +0100, Matthew Pickering wrote:
> I'm not sure. I think it was mostly a historical artifact. Originally there
> was only the simplified AST, at some point the AST was augmented with
> source locations but the simplified tree was not removed for backwards
> compatability. Some of the library still operated on the old simpler AST
> such as the pretty printer but now everything is ported over.

Good work getting rid of the old stuff then!

More information about the Haskell-Cafe mailing list