[Yhc] YHC.Primitive;_E

Tom Shackell shackell at cs.york.ac.uk
Mon Feb 25 09:34:27 EST 2008

That is no doubt because _E is counted as a lowercase identifier by 
every other Haskell compiler. The use of _E is historical, that was what 
it was called in nhc98, and I never got round to changing the name. If
someone wants to go through the libraries and rename it that would be 
fine :)



Neil Mitchell wrote:
> Hi
>>  One observation about _E: Haddock does not like it.
> And having just checked, neither does GHC. Perhaps we shouldn't be
> using _E but something else - the definition:
> data Box a = Box a
> or
> data Tup1 a = Tup1 a
> both look good, and have some slightly obvious meaning. Tom - any
> reason not to prefer one of these?
> Thanks
> Neil

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