[Haskell-cafe] Re: PROPOSAL: Some more 'Applicative' combinators
s.clover at gmail.com
Wed Jan 9 01:21:46 EST 2008
The more general question, which stems from a certain degree of
ignorance on my part, is what uses folks have found for Alternative
at all outside of parsing.
On Jan 8, 2008, at 4:43 AM, apfelmus wrote:
> Iavor Diatchki wrote:
>> Bryan O'Sullivan wrote:
>>> Why not make the task specificity clearer, with a separate
>>> Control.Applicative.Parsing module?
>> Now _this_ would definitely suggest that they are only good for
>> parsing which would be misleading.
> Would it? I mean, I currently don't know a second use case for
> them. Preferably, the names like skipMany , endBy , sepBy etc.
> should still make sense in the new context.
> Libraries mailing list
> Libraries at haskell.org
More information about the Haskell-Cafe