Haskell 98

Haskell 98 Language and Libraries

The Revised Report

December 2002

Brief Table of Contents

Part I: Language

  1. Introduction
  2. Lexical Structure
  3. Expressions
  4. Declarations and Bindings
  5. Modules
  6. Predefined Types and Classes
  7. Basic Input/Output
  8. Standard Prelude
  9. Syntax Reference
  10. Specification of Derived Instances
  11. Compiler Pragmas

Part II: Libraries

  1. Ratio
  2. Complex
  3. Numeric
  4. Ix
  5. Array
  6. List
  7. Maybe
  8. Char
  1. Monad
  2. IO
  3. Directory
  4. System
  5. Time
  6. Locale
  7. CPUTime
  8. Random

Simon Peyton Jones [editor], Microsoft Research, Cambridge
Lennart Augustsson, Sandburst Corporation
Dave Barton, Intermetrics
Brian Boutel, Victoria University of Wellington
Warren Burton, Simon Fraser University
Joseph Fasel, Los Alamos National Laboratory
Kevin Hammond, University of St. Andrews
Ralf Hinze, University of Bonn
Paul Hudak, Yale University
John Hughes, Chalmers University of Technology
Thomas Johnsson, Chalmers University of Technology
Mark Jones, Oregon Graduate Institute
John Launchbury, Oregon Graduate Institute
Erik Meijer, Microsoft Corporation
John Peterson, Yale University
Alastair Reid, University of Utah
Colin Runciman, York University
Philip Wadler, Avaya Labs

Copyright (c) Simon Peyton Jones.
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