[Haskell] (small) records proposal for Haskell '06

Joel Reymont joelr1 at gmail.com
Mon Jan 2 08:53:51 EST 2006


Say you turned automatic generation of accessor functions off. You  
would still need accessor functions, right? What would they look like  
if you were to write them by hand?

	Thanks, Joel

On Jan 2, 2006, at 1:43 PM, David Roundy wrote:

> This change "solves" the problem that different records in a single
> namespace cannot share field names in a simple manner.  In order to  
> allow
> the writing of records code with is both valid Haskell 98 and valid  
> Haskell
> '06, I'd suggest a pragma that causes the Haskell '06 compiler to  
> generate
> the accessor functions.


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