[Haskell-cafe] Re: Implementing fixed-sized vectors (using datatype algebra?)

Alfonso Acosta alfonso.acosta at gmail.com
Thu Feb 7 19:15:00 EST 2008

On Feb 7, 2008 8:38 PM, Dan Weston <westondan at imageworks.com> wrote:
> I know that naming is arbitrary, but...
> Digits in types seems ugly to me. In this case, it is also redundant.
> Everyone but FORTRAN programmers counts from 0, not 1. Nat and Pos seem
> clear. Nat0 could even mean Nat \ {0}, the opposite of what is proposed,
> so confusion is even increased with Nat0.

Ok, fair enough. I changed the names of Positives and Naturals (which
do include 0) for Pos and Nat.

The change (together with a connective rename from :+ to :* ) is
already pushed in the darcs repository.

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