[Haskell-cafe] Maybe a, The Rationale

PR Stanley prstanley at ntlworld.com
Sat May 10 18:36:36 EDT 2008

Hi folks

	data Maybe a = Nothing | Just a

	What is the underlying rationale for the Maybe data type? is it the 
safe style of programming it encourages/
Something tells me this is going to start a lengthy discussion. :-)
		Cheers, Paul

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