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

Alfonso Acosta alfonso.acosta at gmail.com
Thu Jan 31 11:49:15 EST 2008

> I remember that type-level arithmetic is already implemented somewhere,
> certainly more than once, but certainly seldom in a nicely packaged form.
> erm, here
>  http://www.haskell.org/haskellwiki/Type_arithmetic

Yep, there seem to be  a few implementations around (decimal, binary,
peano) but Oleg's decimal one is likely to be the most friendly when
it comes to compiler errors etc ..

>  http://www.haskell.org/ghc/docs/latest/html/libraries/base/Data-Fixed.html#t%3AFixed
> also here:
>  http://hackage.haskell.org/cgi-bin/hackage-scripts/package/numbers-2007.9.25
>    ?

I'm probably missing something, but I don't understand how these
libraries could help.



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