[Haskell-cafe] language proposal: ad-hoc overloading

Andrew Coppin andrewcoppin at btinternet.com
Sun Aug 31 16:52:32 EDT 2008

Gwern Branwen wrote:
> I think this would be very nice in GHCi, because there the situation is even *worse*.
> I think we've all experienced importing Data.Map or Data.ByteString and discovering we need to tediously write it out in *full*, because we can't even do qualified imports of it!

Amen to that!

Data.ByteString.Lazy.pack "Hello " Data.ByteString.Lazy.++ 
Data.ByteString.Lazy.pack "World!"

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