[web-devel] Fwd: xml-types IsString instance for Name causes crashes

Dmitry Olshansky olshanskydr at gmail.com
Thu Jun 9 12:31:08 CEST 2011

> There is no language I've ever heard of where you can cause a
> program to crash at *runtime* because of the particular characters
> you include in a string literal in your source code. Please don't make
> Haskell the first. That would be very ironic.

This possibility is provided by "OverloadedStrings" extension, not by
instance for Name.

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