[Haskell-cafe] Instances of `IsString`.

Brandon S. Allbery KF8NH allbery at ece.cmu.edu
Sun Dec 20 17:12:02 EST 2009

On Dec 20, 2009, at 17:09 , Jason Dusek wrote:
>  A quick check on Hayoo! and in my interpreter shows that
>  there are basically no instances of `IsString`. Is it
>  really so little used?

The only 2 instances I'm aware of are String and lazy and strict  
ByteStrings.  It's not clear to me that there need to be any more  
(well, maybe the packed Unicode string package on hackage).

brandon s. allbery [solaris,freebsd,perl,pugs,haskell] allbery at kf8nh.com
system administrator [openafs,heimdal,too many hats] allbery at ece.cmu.edu
electrical and computer engineering, carnegie mellon university    KF8NH

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