[Haskell] boilerplate boilerplate

ajb at spamcop.net ajb at spamcop.net
Tue May 22 20:39:05 EDT 2007

G'day all.

Quoting Alex Jacobson <alex at alexjacobson.com>:

> It seems really unnecessarily verbose.  Having to add the OPTION header

...which you don't need; this could go on the command line...

> It is even more of a beat-down to have to add a deriving
> clause for every newtype to make this all work nicely.

One neat fix would be for newtype-deriving to work with one of the
typeclass synonym extensions (which aren't implemented yet).

Andrew Bromage

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