_scc_

Simon Marlow [email protected]
Fri, 26 Jan 2001 07:04:33 -0800


> Why
>     _scc_ "foo"
> and not
>     {-# SCC "foo" #-}
> ?
> 
> IMHO a pragma would be better: does not make the scc-annotated program
> non-standard.
> 
> (Well, nhc98 should be fixed to ignore unknown pragmas in arbitrary
> places.)

Good suggestion.  I'm not sure why it was done the current way; perhaps
it was before the advent of pragmas.  Anyway, on my ToDo list it goes...

Cheers,
	Simon