[Haskell] Views in Haskell

Simon Peyton-Jones simonpj at microsoft.com
Fri Jan 26 03:48:42 EST 2007

| > In my opinion, views are going to make more Haskell more complicated, and
| > from what I have seen so far, for little gain.
| We need some kind of pattern extension *now* for bytestring
| matching/views and bit parsing, though. Stuff that's used in large, real
| world Haskell programs :)

Would you care to elaborate?   After all, pattern guards get quite a lot of the way.


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