Changes between Version 21 and Version 22 of Status/Oct09


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Nov 4, 2009 9:51:08 PM (6 years ago)
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    103103Type families have proved a great success.  From the outside it might
    104104seem that they are done -- after all, they are in GHC 6.10 -- but the
    105 internals are quite fragile and it's amazing that it all works well as
     105internals are quite fragile and it's amazing that it all works as well as
    106106it does.  (Thanks to Manuel's work.)  Tom Schrijver, Dimitrios
    107107Vytiniotis, Martin Sulzmann, and Manuel Chakravarty have been working
     
    124124bad as the disease.  We think we are on to something; stay tuned.
    125125
    126 === Interemediate language and optimisation ===
     126=== Intermediate language and optimisation ===
    127127
    128128Although it is, by design, invisible to users, GHC's intermediate language
    129 and optimsation passes have been receiving quite a bit of attention.
     129and optimisation passes have been receiving quite a bit of attention.
    130130Some highlights
    131131
     
    135135
    136136 * Simon PJ totally re-engineered the way that INLINE pragmas are
    137    implemented., with the goal of making them more robust and
     137   implemented, with the goal of making them more robust and
    138138   predicatable [[http://www.haskell.org/pipermail/cvs-ghc/2009-October/050881.html !InlinePatch]].  There's a new CONLIKE pragma which
    139139   affects rule matching.