[Haskell] Re: Re: RE: Extensible records: Static duck typing

Ben Franksen ben.franksen at online.de
Wed Feb 20 17:50:48 EST 2008

Barney Hilken wrote:
>> From: Ben Franksen <ben.franksen at online.de>
>> Date: 18 February 2008 21:32:29 GMT
>> To: haskell at haskell.org
>> Could you be more specific? Which proposals exactly do you mean and
>> where
>> can I read more about them?
> Hlist is one of the ones | was thinking of. Two more are "poor man's
> records" a.k.a. Data.Record.hs, whose author certainly believes it
> should be the basis for the new system, and my own system,
> downloadable from http://homepage.ntlworld.com/b.hilken/files/Records.hs
> There is a discussion of the various possibilities on the wiki
> http://hackage.haskell.org/trac/ghc/wiki/ExtensibleRecords
> which you are encouraged to contribute to!

Thanks, exactly the kind of pointer I had hoped for! I'll read up on the
existing proposals.

> Sorry about the lack of response on cafe, but I only read that when
> people say they are moving their discussion there.

No offense meant, you are right, I should have posted a redirection message


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