[Haskell-cafe] Reader monad, implicit parameters, or something else altogether?

Brandon S. Allbery KF8NH allbery at ece.cmu.edu
Mon Aug 18 16:24:07 EDT 2008

On 2008 Aug 18, at 16:20, Evan Laforge wrote:
>>> Which is comparable to the Reader version (with the
>>> advantage/disadvantage of the body of 'escapeVelocity' not being
>>> monadic).
>> In my opinion the implicit parameters don't make things simpler,  
>> only less
>> portable, that's why I prefer the Reader monad.
> They also seem to be removed from ghc:
> http://www.haskell.org/pipermail/cvs-ghc/2006-September/031824.html

Again, that's *linear* implicit parameters (%foo instead of ?foo).

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