[Haskell-cafe] Confused by instances

Fraser Wilson blancolioni at gmail.com
Mon Apr 28 16:53:53 EDT 2008

On Mon, Apr 28, 2008 at 10:50 PM, Brandon S. Allbery KF8NH <
allbery at ece.cmu.edu> wrote:

> The format is instance [context =>] classname instance.
> Your classname is ValueClass.
> Your instance is a.  a is not of the form (T a1 ... an).

But neither is
     instance (Show a) => Show [a] ...

*sound of penny dropping *

Ah.  Wood, trees, all that.


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