[Haskell-cafe] Re: System.Random StdGen read fails on some
strings? [also continues: Random/StdGen/read: there is
something unclear (or misunderstood!)]
catamorphism at gmail.com
Mon Mar 19 14:22:20 EDT 2007
On 3/19/07, Simon Peyton-Jones <simonpj at microsoft.com> wrote:
> Good point. It's a bit stupid that 'read' fails utterly on strings shorter than 6.
> I don't thin StdRandom has an "owner" at the moment. There's a process for proposing library changes, described under "guidelines for developers" here
> That's the way to get your change adopted.
There's already a thread about this on the libraries list:
Ian commented with a proposal for fixing it, and no one has followed
up yet. That would probably be a good place to direct any more
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