Re: Preliminary Haskell 1.3 report now available

1996-03-08 Thread Fergus Henderson
Thomas Hallgren [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: In the syntax for labeled fields (records) the symbol - is chosen as the operator used to associate a label with a value in constructions and patterns: [...] According to a committee member, there were no convincing reasons why - was chosen. Other

Re: Preliminary Haskell 1.3 report now available

1996-03-07 Thread Lennart Augustsson
I always favoured `=' over `-', but I don't care much. -- Lennart

Re: Preliminary Haskell 1.3 report now available

1996-03-07 Thread Thomas Hallgren
First, I am happy to see that Haskell 1.3, with its many valuable improvements over Haskell 1.2, is finally getting ready, but I also have a comment: In the syntax for labeled fields (records) the symbol - is chosen as the operator used to associate a label with a value in constructions and

Re: Preliminary Haskell 1.3 report now available

1996-03-07 Thread Lennart Augustsson
I always favoured `=' over `-', but I don't care much. -- Lennart

Re: Preliminary Haskell 1.3 report now available

1996-03-07 Thread alms
Thomas Hallgren [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: In the syntax for labeled fields (records) the symbol - is chosen as the operator used to associate a label with a value in constructions and patterns: [...] According to a committee member, there were no convincing reasons why - was

Preliminary Haskell 1.3 report now available

1996-03-06 Thread peterson-john
Announcing a preliminary version of the Haskell 1.3 report. The Haskell 1.3 report is nearly complete. All technical issues appear to be resolved and the report is nearly ready. The report will be finalized April 19. Any comments must be submitted by April 15. We do not anticipate making