[Haskell] reasons for non-portability
simonmar at microsoft.com
Mon Mar 22 16:09:30 EST 2004
> Thanks for the info.
> Well, according to that explanation, all modules would be
> non-portable since
> the Prelude is normally implemented using non-standard
> features. I think,
> this is solved by declaring all modules described in the
> Haskell 98 Report
> One question: Every module which imports a non-standard
> module has to list all
> of this other module's non-portability reasons in its own
> reasons section again, rigtht?
You're right - the definition is incomplete. Additionally, we "declare"
some modules to be portable. These modules must be available under all
- The Haskell 98 standard libraries (including Prelude)
- Modules listed under "Approved extensions" in that document
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