Changes between Version 5 and Version 6 of ExternalCore


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Nov 1, 2006 5:04:18 AM (9 years ago)
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    3939  * Convert the current External Core documentation (in LaTeX) into a chapter (in XML) in the User's Guide.
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     41== Naming issues ==
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     43Since External Core was introduced, the {{{IfaceSyn}}} data type has changed. Originally (including in 6.6), it represented external name references using {{{IfaceExtName}}}. Now (in Darcs HEAD), it uses {{{Name}}} instead. This change leaves the External Core parser with the responsibility of generating a {{{Unique}}} for each name it encounters.
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    4145== Miscellaneous notes ==
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    4347  * The LaTeX documentation describes PrimOps in some detail. This information is now in the library documentation, so it is probably not needed in the External Core chapter.
    44   * {{{IfaceSyn}}} now uses {{{Name}}} ([[GhcFile(compiler/basicTypes/Name.lhs)]]) rather than {{{IfaceExtName}}}.