[Haskell-cafe] Instances of `IsString`.

Jason Dusek jason.dusek at gmail.com
Sun Dec 20 17:39:19 EST 2009

2009/12/20 Brandon S. Allbery KF8NH <allbery at ece.cmu.edu>:
> 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).

  It could be easily abused, that is for sure.

Jason Dusek

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