proposal: standardize interface to Haskell' implementations

Malcolm Wallace Malcolm.Wallace at
Mon Feb 13 10:30:47 EST 2006

Jan-Willem Maessen <jmaessen at> writes:

>    * A renamer turns out to be awfully useful/necessary; this raises  
> the sticky question of how imports are specified.  It'd be nice *not*  
> to have to dredge up the old .hi files, as they tended to require  
> compilers to extend the .hi format in really non-standard ways.

On this page:
the suggestion "Permit Signatures in Export Lists" would place
the necessary interface information directly in the source files,
rather than in separate .hi files.  Would that solve the renaming


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