[Haskell-cafe] using type variables in type declarations inside function
dennis.raddle at gmail.com
Thu Apr 12 20:24:21 UTC 2018
By the way, why do I sometimes have to use forall, and sometimes not?
I'm also learning Purescript, and I noticed that the examples use 'forall'
in every case. Why would it be different with Purescript?
On Thu, Apr 12, 2018 at 12:51 PM, Brandon Allbery <allbery.b at gmail.com>
> On Thu, Apr 12, 2018 at 3:47 PM, Dennis Raddle <dennis.raddle at gmail.com>
>> myFunc :: a -> b -> c
>> myFunc x y z = ...
>> helper :: a -> [b]
>> helper xx = ...
>> Notice that I'm attempting to declare 'helper' using my type variables.
>> I've noticed that this results in an error.
>> Is this actually possible, and how?
> You need the ScopedTypeVariables extension, *and* to "declare" the type
> variables whose scope is to be extended with an explicit "forall" in the
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