[Haskell-cafe] resolving missing class instances @ compile time
lennart at augustsson.net
Thu May 12 18:11:45 EDT 2005
Greg Buchholz wrote:
> Samuel Bronson wrote:
>>The former may not be hard, but the latter would require functions
>>with typeclass constraints on their types to be annotated in the
>>interface file with what typeclass methods they called. Does that
>>sound hard yet?
> Compared to writing the rest of the compiler? No. I've never
> written a Haskell compiler, but I'd say it sounds like it might be a
> tedious book-keeping problem though.
It's quite possible, but also very tedious.
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