Proposal: pattern synonyms

Lennart Augustsson lennart at
Thu Feb 16 20:56:06 EST 2006

Conor McBride wrote:
> Hi folks
> Having spent the last week hacking, I've found a common irritation, so I 
> have a proposal to mitigate it. Of course, this issue may not bug anyone 
> else, so I'm a little hesitant. In pessimal pedagogical order, the 
> proposal: pattern synonyms.

Yes, I quite often wish I had them.  But keeping in line with
the original Haskell' charter I've refrained from proposing them
since they are unimplemented.

	-- Lennart

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