a universal printer for Haskell?

Ashley Yakeley ashley@semantic.org
Mon, 18 Feb 2002 04:01:45 -0800

At 2002-02-18 03:11, Bernard James POPE wrote:

>The compiler is required to generate instances of Reify for all types
>in the program (instances for built in types are hand-coded in a Standard

This is reflection! I'd rather not have Haskell contaminated with such 
things; I know Generics are just as bad, but I'm hoping they won't catch 

Speaking of which, can you not do this sort of thing with Generics anyway?

Ashley Yakeley, Seattle WA