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Ambiguous Types, and Defaults for Overloaded Numeric Operations in the Haskell 98 Report.
- Defaults are limited to certain classes. A tool like Hat, which transforms Haskell source, cannot transform the defaults, because there is no way make defaults apply to the transformed classes rather than the original ones.
- Report specification when it comes to defaulting is impossible to implement when general recursive modules are allowed.
- It should be specified that a group of mutually recursive modules must have exactly the same defaulting.
- Perhaps require a default clause to name the class being defaulted over, as well as the type to choose.