[Haskell-cafe] Stupid question #374: why is MaybeT not in the standard library?

Derek Elkins derek.a.elkins at gmail.com
Wed Dec 24 23:10:49 EST 2008

On Mon, 2008-12-22 at 17:31 -0500, Brian Hurt wrote:
> I wrote my own implementation of MaybeT (which was a usefull exercise), 
> but a quick google showed:
> http://www.haskell.org/haskellwiki/New_monads/MaybeT
> But I'm wondering why it's not in the standard library.  The standards 
> committee just hasn't gotten around to it yet?  Or was there some 
> discussion of this in the past on some (public) maillist, that my 
> admittedly shallow googling failed to uncover, that someone could point me 
> at?

There is no standards committee.

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