Show, Eq not necessary for Num [Was: Revamping the numeric classes]

Brian Boutel
Sun, 11 Feb 2001 23:14:44 +1300

Marcin 'Qrczak' Kowalczyk wrote:

> I'm against removing Eq from the numeric hierarchy, against making Num
> instances for functions, but I would probably remove Show. I haven't
> seen a sensible proposal of a replacement of the whole hierarchy.

Then we probably are in agreement.