Compiler Wants - General

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What features do you want in your compiler ecosystem?

Pedro Minicz

For it to not also be a package manager and a build system. I miss makefiles.

Jonathan Reeve

Friendly error messages. More like Elm's and less like Haskell's.

Georgi Lyubenov // googleson78

but to also have a flag to turn Elm's error messages "friendliness" off

Georgi Lyubenov // googleson78

when I've already seen the error 20 times I really don't get any help from the "polite" part of the message - it's only noise to my eyes (and in my "IDE" - I don't have unlimited space to display things inline)

for example: "I don't know what to put here, I was expecting it to be <bla> but it was <asdf>" -> "Expected <bla>, got <asdf>"