[Haskell-cafe] namespaces for values, types, and classes
Martijn van Steenbergen
martijn at van.steenbergen.nl
Fri Nov 27 06:42:42 EST 2009
Sebastian Fischer wrote:
> Does anyone know why types and values are in separate namespaces but
> classes and types are not?
Good question. I don't know the answer, but it is interesting to note
that the report explicitly mentions this decision (but provides no reason):
"An identifier must not be used as the name of a type constructor and a
class in the same scope."
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