Numbers : [Haskell-cafe] Number overflow

Bryan O'Sullivan bos at
Thu Jul 12 17:24:06 EDT 2007

Carter T Schonwald wrote:
> Out of curiosity, what ever happened to the proposal a while back to 
> refactor the Num class etc so that the operations would be grouped 
> according to what abstract algebra notions they correspond to?

The numeric prelude proposals have a wiki page:

I think it's one of those things that doesn't have enough people itching 
over it for the collective mind to scratch.


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