[Haskell-cafe] Re: System.Random StdGen read fails on some strings? [also continues: Random/StdGen/read: there is something unclear (or misunderstood!)]

Kirsten Chevalier catamorphism at gmail.com
Mon Mar 19 14:22:20 EDT 2007

On 3/19/07, Simon Peyton-Jones <simonpj at microsoft.com> wrote:
> Zara
> 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
>         http://haskell.org/haskellwiki/Libraries_and_tools
> 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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