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* '''[[GHC/TypeHoles|Agda-like "holes" in GHC]]'''
 
* '''[[GHC/TypeHoles|Agda-like "holes" in GHC]]'''
 
* '''[[GHC/Stand-alone deriving declarations|"Stand-alone deriving" declarations]]'''
 
* '''[[GHC/Stand-alone deriving declarations|"Stand-alone deriving" declarations]]'''
* '''[[GHC/TypeSigsAndAmbituity|Type signatures and ambiguity]]'''
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* '''[[GHC/TypeSigsAndAmbiguity|Type signatures and ambiguity]]'''
 
* '''Overlapping instances'''. GHC supports overlapping instances, with carefully specified rules. Make sure you read the [http://www.haskell.org/ghc/docs/latest/html/users_guide/type-class-extensions.html#instance-decls relevant sections of the user manual]. Here is an appliation note about [[GHC/AdvancedOverlap|advanced use of overlapping instances]], combined with functional dependencies.
 
* '''Overlapping instances'''. GHC supports overlapping instances, with carefully specified rules. Make sure you read the [http://www.haskell.org/ghc/docs/latest/html/users_guide/type-class-extensions.html#instance-decls relevant sections of the user manual]. Here is an appliation note about [[GHC/AdvancedOverlap|advanced use of overlapping instances]], combined with functional dependencies.

Revision as of 16:43, 31 October 2012

Type system extensions in GHC

GHC comes with a rather large collection of type-system extensions (beyond Haskell 98). They are all documented in the user manual, but this page is a place to record user-oriented observations, notes, and suggestions on how to use them.