patch applied (haskell-prime-status): BangPatterns: probably accept ==> undecided

Neil Mitchell ndmitchell at
Wed Apr 16 13:22:14 EDT 2008


>  In the list of features "required for Haskell in practice", bang patterns are
>  way up there.

But their syntax has issues:

a!b = ...

Did I just define the function "a" or the function "!"?

I'm not saying they shouldn't be accepted, but the story should be a
little clearer about this as well!



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