How to describe this bug?

Brandon Allbery allbery.b at
Fri Jul 13 17:27:48 CEST 2012

On Fri, Jul 13, 2012 at 7:29 AM, Aleksey Khudyakov <
alexey.skladnoy at> wrote:

> Num inherits from Eq, so Float couldn't have an instance for Num if we
>> didn't have that Eq instance.
>>  No more since GHC 7.4. But Eq is indeed superclass of Ord and it Ord is
> used a lot.

...but Float's Ord instance is even more dubious than its Eq.

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