[Haskell] Re: Data.Set whishes

Bayley, Alistair Alistair_Bayley at ldn.invesco.com
Fri Feb 20 11:51:53 EST 2004

Excuse my ignorance, but why can't you just say:

import qualified Data.Set as Set

> Hello,
> the naming scheme you mention is nice, in my opinion.
> Alas, it has a problem with hierarchical module names.  For 
> example, you 
> cannot write Set.empty but have to write Data.Set.empty 
> instead.  As modules 
> get more and more nested, the qualified names get longer and longer.
> A solution would be if Haskell would allow "partially 
> qualified" names, e.g., 
> you import Data and are able to say "Set.empty" afterwards.
> Wolfgang

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