[Haskell] how can I refer to a symbol in a module that is imported
Anton van Straaten
anton at appsolutions.com
Sat Apr 11 22:34:54 EDT 2009
Norman Ramsey wrote:
> I need to resolve a name clash between two different Haskell modules
> that want to use the same infix operator (<*>). The Haskell 98
> report says that
> is permitted, but I can't get it to work.
> In their entirety here are Test.hs:
> module Test
> import qualified Test2 as T
> three = T.<*>
> and Test2.hs:
> module Test2
> (<*>) = 3
> But trying to compile results in an error message:
> Test.hs:6:12: parse error on input `T.<*>'
> I tried T.(<*>) but that doesn't work either (as indeed the Haskell 98
> report says it should not).
> How can I refer to a symbolic name defined in a module imported by
> `import qualified`?
three = (T.<*>)
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