[Haskell] Annoying naming clashes

David Menendez zednenem at psualum.com
Thu Jun 17 18:03:31 EDT 2004

Stefan Holdermans writes:

> Well, you've just identified the well-known trade-off between
> abstraction and induction. A language extension involving 'views' [4,
> 1, 3] has been proposed [2] to deal with this issue.

That proposal for views is eight years old. Has there been any movement
towards implementing it? Did some technical obsticle arise, or have
people simply been busy elsewhere?

> [2] Warren Burton, Erik Meijer, Patrick Sansom, Simon Thompson, and
> Philip Wadler. Views: An extension to Haskell pattern matching, 1996.
> http://www.haskell.org/development/views.html
David Menendez <zednenem at psualum.com> <http://www.eyrie.org/~zednenem/>

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