Two Proposals

Felipe Almeida Lessa felipe.lessa at
Wed Oct 5 13:29:23 CEST 2011

On Wed, Oct 5, 2011 at 8:23 AM, Roman Leshchinskiy <rl at> wrote:
> Simon Peyton-Jones wrote:
>> I'm not sure if this plan would support [("fred",45), ("bill",22)] :: Map
>> String Int.  Probably not.   Maybe that's a shortcoming... but such Maps
>> are a rather surprising use of list literals.
> What data structures other than lists do we want to construct using list
> literals? I'm not really sure what the use cases are.

Maps and Sets are nice, since we don't have syntax sugar for them.


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