Changes to Typeable

Simon Marlow marlowsd at
Mon Feb 13 14:33:31 CET 2012

On 10/02/2012 16:03, Simon Peyton-Jones wrote:
> Friends
> The page describes an improved implementation of the Typeable class, making use of polymorphic kinds. Technically it is straightforward, but it represents a non-backward-compatible change to a widely used library, so we need to make a plan for the transition.
> Comments?  You can fix typos or add issues directly in the wiki page, or discuss by email

I've no objections to the plan itself, except that typeOf itself seems 
useful, so is there any need to deprecate it?


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