Keep the present Haskell record system!

Lennart Augustsson lennart at
Mon Mar 6 01:50:24 EST 2006

Yes, I've read the article too.  And I really like the record system.
But an off-hand remark like that doesn't convince me.

Daan, what's your opinion?

	-- Lennart

Jim Apple wrote:
> On 3/6/06, Lennart Augustsson <lennart at> wrote:
>> Can it be implemented efficiently?
> Section 8, p. 8:
> "This leads to a simple compilation scheme that gives constant access
> to labels, but avoids the many runtime parameters for extension. The
> extension operation is done dynamically but since it is O(n) anyway,
> we expect that the runtime penalty is negligible."
> Jim
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