[Haskell] Proposal: Allow "\=" for field update in record update syntax

Benjamin Franksen benjamin.franksen at bessy.de
Wed Mar 2 16:22:07 EST 2005

On Wednesday 02 March 2005 19:51, Keean Schupke wrote:
> Infact there is a tradeoff. Records with faster read times (ie offset
> tables) have slower write times as the table needs to be copied and
> expanded. 

Which is of course the reason why extension for records is not a very common 
language feature. BTW, records in C don't even have offset tables, instead 
the offsets get directly compiled into the machine code.


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