patch applied (haskell-prime-status): add ""Make $ left associative, like application"

John Meacham john at
Wed Apr 23 01:41:22 EDT 2008

On Wed, Apr 23, 2008 at 09:32:11AM +0400, Bulat Ziganshin wrote:
> > I'm hoping someone will supply some.  There seemed to be strong opinion
> > on #haskell that this change should be made, but it might just have been
> > a very vocal minority.
> i think this is some misinterpretation. haskell-prime should be,
> afaik, simple standardization of current software practices, more or
> less common subset of ghc/hugs language extensions. in particular, it
> should keep almost full bwd compatibility with H98 standard. it was
> haskell-2 to break up old things and build new perfect language from
> ground

Haskell' will not be fully Haskell 98 compatible. But it won't
break things too much hopefully. And no doubt compilers will have
strategies for mixing h98 and h' code.


John Meacham - ⑆⑆john⑈

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