[Haskell-cafe] Re: Interesting critique of Haskell
byorgey at gmail.com
Fri May 9 11:35:32 EDT 2008
On Fri, May 9, 2008 at 10:02 AM, Andrew Coppin <andrewcoppin at btinternet.com>
> Darrin Thompson wrote:
>> 2008/5/8 Donnie Jones <donnie at darthik.com>:
>>> I would be interested to see an article on Haskell in the same light as
>>> Ocaml article, aka a constructive criticism of Haskell.
> Impressive. He thought of a whole bunch of stuff I hadn't thought of.
> While I'm here - I'm aware of how you control importing [or not] from the
> Prelude. Is there a way that I can, for example, import all the stuff like
> the basic types, classes, etc., but *not* all the list-related stuff? Or is
> the Prelude not that modular?
Not only is the Prelude not that modular, there's not really any mechanism
to make it so. There's no way to partition an export list in such a way
that whole chunks of it can be imported/not imported at a go. Would that be
a nice feature? I don't know, possibly.
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