Coercible class (Was: newtype wrappers)

Joachim Breitner mail at
Fri Sep 13 22:13:54 UTC 2013


Am Montag, den 09.09.2013, 11:26 -0500 schrieb Austin Seipp:
> It sounds like Simon thinks your work is good to go, so when your tree
> is clean, feel free to push.


Given that in the final form the feature, to the user, looks like a
library and not a language extension, I decided to put the documentation
not in the users guide, but only in the haddock for coerce and

So far they only live in GHC.Prim. Should we expose them in GHC.Prim for
7.8, or only in 7.10?


Joachim “nomeata” Breitner
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