[Haskell-cafe] Description of Haskell extensions used by FPTOOLS
Donald Bruce Stewart
dons at cse.unsw.edu.au
Thu Aug 17 20:42:39 EDT 2006
> Is there any design document for the FPTOOLS libraries or
> some description of language features that are (allowed to
> be) used in them?
There's a list of extensions used at the bottom of this page:
> I am going to be taking some significant time off from my
> normal jobs in the upcoming months. During part of that
> time, I would like to do some work to improve the Haskell
> toolchain. This involves creating or improving tools that
> parse and analyze Haskell code. My goal is to have these
> tools support enough of Haskell to be able to handle at
> least the most important libraries used by Haskell
> programmers. In particular, this includes all or most of the
> libraries in FPTOOLS. Plus, I want these tools to operate on
> Darcs as it is an obvious poster-child for Haskell. Thus, I
> need to support Haskell 98 plus all the extensions being
> used in Darcs and FPTOOLS as of approx. March, 2007 (as I
> intened to start working again at that time).
> It would be very nice if there was some document that
> described "Haskell 98 plus all the extensions being used in
> Darcs and FPTOOLS as of March, 2007." Besides being useful
> to me, it would be a useful guide for potential contributors
> to FPTOOLS.
Darcs may also use GADTs then (not in the standard libs). Better check
with the darcs src.
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