Language extension idea (was Re: [Haskell-cafe] Re: OCaml list
J. Garrett Morris
J.Garrett.Morris at Dartmouth.EDU
Sat Oct 9 12:21:58 EDT 2004
--- Tom Pledger wrote:
It could get more convenient, though, if we have data-constructors-as-class-members and move the familiar list constructors into the List class. (The following might need to be built into the compiler, because of the special  syntax.)
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Changing the subject very slightly, this brings up two questions:
1) Wouldn't implementing the Views proposal allow this?
2) Why haven't views been implemented (and why are they a "never" in the HaskellTwo discussion in HaWiki)?
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