default instance for IsString

Daniel Peebles pumpkingod at
Sun Apr 22 03:24:04 CEST 2012

I think it'll be hard to do that without putting Text in base, which I'm
not sure anyone wants to do.


On Sat, Apr 21, 2012 at 8:20 PM, Greg Weber <greg at> wrote:

> I would like to default IsString to use the Text instance to avoid
> ambiguous type errors.
> I see defaulting capability is available for Num. Is there any way to
> do this for IsString?
> Thanks,
> Greg Weber
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