Process issues (was Re: Lang)

Ashley Yakeley
Mon, 19 Mar 2001 17:51:18 -0800

At 2001-03-14 23:55, Marcin 'Qrczak' Kowalczyk wrote:

>> Should it be required of source files that they explicitly import
>> the Prelude?
>Please no. I treat Prelude like elements of syntactic sugar -
>something available by default, because used almost everywhere.
>If it's written everywhere, it should not be explicit.

If the Prelude is to be assembled from modules in the library, we need a 
way of specifying whether or not a given file imports the Prelude.

The simplist method would be use of "import Prelude". I don't see it as 
much more onerous than "#include <stdlib.h>" in a C file.

Ashley Yakeley, Seattle WA