The dreaded M-R

Simon Marlow simonmar at
Tue Jan 31 05:02:49 EST 2006

On 31 January 2006 00:53, Neil Mitchell wrote:

>> Second, a warning about "loss of sharing" may befuddle beginners (who
>> are usually not taught to write type signatures at the start).
> Are standards documents the place for prescribing which warnings
> should be raised, and under what circumstances?

Not prescribing, no.  It would be a recommendation.  The Haskell 98
report already contains recommendations - see the section on pragmas,
for example, and I'm sure there are more examples.


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