[Haskell] problems with Haskell 98's record system

Johannes Waldmann waldmann at imn.htwk-leipzig.de
Tue Feb 21 02:12:13 EST 2006

Iavor Diatchki wrote:

>> remove export lists, introduce public/private modifiers

>  And it nicely deals with re-exporting imported entities: public
> imports get reexported, private ones don't.

note though that the public/private thing in Java
also refers to the "package" concept, which is missing from Haskell
(this is worked around at the language level by re-exporting modules,
and at the tool level by Cabal - both kludgy, methinks).
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