The reflection package

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This package provides an implementation of the ideas presented in the paper "Functional Pearl: Implicit Configurations" by Oleg Kiselyov and Chung-chieh Shan. However, the API has been streamlined to improve performance.

The original paper can be obtained from

For a summary of the approach taken by this library, along with more motivating examples, see Austin Seipp's tutorial at

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Versions 0.0.0, 0.1.0, 0.1.1, 0.2.0, 0.3.0, 0.3.1, 0.3.2, 0.3.3, 0.3.5, 0.4.0,,, 0.4.1,, 0.5,, 0.6, 0.7, 0.8, 0.9, 1.0, 1.1, 1.1.1, 1.1.2, 1.1.3, 1.1.4, 1.1.5,, 1.1.6, 1.1.7,, 1.3, 1.3.1, 1.3.2, 1.4, 1.5.1,,, 1.5.2,, 2, 2.1, 2.1.1,, 2.1.2, 2.1.3
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Dependencies base (>=2 && <5), tagged (>=0.4.4 && <1), template-haskell [details]
License BSD3
Copyright 2009-2013 Edward A. Kmett, 2012 Elliott Hird, 2004 Oleg Kiselyov and Chung-chieh Shan
Author Edward A. Kmett, Elliott Hird, Oleg Kiselyov and Chung-chieh Shan
Maintainer Edward A. Kmett <>
Category Data, Reflection, Dependent Types
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Uploaded Wed Jan 29 14:56:57 UTC 2014 by EdwardKmett
Distributions Arch:2.1.3, Debian:, Fedora:2.1.2, FreeBSD:2, LTSHaskell:2.1.3, NixOS:2.1.3, Stackage:2.1.3, openSUSE:2.1.3
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This package provides an implementation of the ideas presented in Functional Pearl: Implicit Configurations by Oleg Kiselyov and Chung-Chieh Shan. However, the API has been implemented in a much more efficient manner.

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Contributions and bug reports are welcome!

Please feel free to contact me through github or on the #haskell IRC channel on

-Edward Kmett