[Fwd: Re: Haskell-prime Digest, Vol 2, Issue 6]

Ross Paterson ross at soi.city.ac.uk
Sat Feb 4 20:53:42 EST 2006

On Thu, Feb 02, 2006 at 03:53:11PM +0000, Henrik Nilsson wrote:
> What about the "FD Conditions" as defined in the paper by Sulzman, Duck,
> Peyton-Jones and Stuckey you referred to? (Mark Jones original
> conditions + a so called "bound variable condition").
> If those conditions are imposed, one gets sound, complete,
> and decidable type inference according to the said paper.
> I had a quick look at the monadic libraries and a vector space class in
> Yampa, and my impression is that the FDs used there would be compatible
> with the FD conditions. But I emphasize that's just an impression.

Sadly not for monad transformers -- see under Details on the
FunctionalDependencies wiki page.

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