punning in GHC?
Iavor S. Diatchki
Wed, 26 Dec 2001 10:54:42 -0800
i just discovered that GHC does not support punning with the -fglasgow-exts
option. is there another flag to turn this on or has it been completely
removed? if so could we have it back - i really like the feature (in
patterns anyways) and use it (hugs -98 supports it). i don't particularly
care that it is not in haskell 98 as i rarely write haskell 98 programs.
by the way before posting this i did a search on "punning" through the
mailing list archive to see if someone asked this already. i couldnt find
anything but it seems that since 1997 there were 7 posts on "punning" and
all of them seemed to agree that it was a useful feature, so why was it