Using associated data types to create unpacked data structures
johan.tibell at gmail.com
Thu Aug 12 08:02:41 EDT 2010
On Thu, Aug 12, 2010 at 1:38 PM, Simon Marlow <marlowsd at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 12/08/2010 12:28, Johan Tibell wrote:Sorry, I was being unclear. The
> problem is that library A can't pass a
>> MapIntDouble to library B as the types defined by the two libraries
>> aren't compatible.
> That's true, but is it really going to cause many problems in practice?
> Which libraries have functions that take a Map argument, other than the Map
> library itself?
I've seen a few on Hackage, but I haven't run any comprehensive study. The
same problem applies to tuples, lists, sets and other data structure as
Anecdotally you see more uses of maps and other data structures as programs
get larger but by its very nature Hackage is a place for libraries, not
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