[Haskell-cafe] Re: [Haskell] ANN: The Typeclassopedia,
and request for feedback
ml at isaac.cedarswampstudios.org
Mon Feb 16 21:42:06 EST 2009
I'm really confused that when I replied (not reply-to-all, not reply-to-list,
just reply) to that message, it went to the lists and not to you Brent!
(KMail 1.10.3) -- so I totally edited the "To" lines, to send this message...
Brent Yorgey wrote:
> Hi all,
> If you've noticed the lack of a HWN this week, that's because I've
> been doggedly finishing my article entitled 'The Typeclassopedia',
> which I have just submitted for publication in the Monad.Reader.
> Here's the abstract:
> The standard Haskell libraries feature a number of type classes
> with algebraic or categorical underpinnings. Becoming a fluent
> Haskell hacker requires intimate familiarity with them all, yet
> acquiring this familiarity often involves combing through a
> mountain of tutorials, blog posts, mailing list archives, and IRC
> The goal of this article is to serve as a starting point for the
> student of Haskell wishing to gain a firm grasp of its standard
> type classes. The essentials of each type class are introduced,
> with examples, commentary, and extensive references for further
> My hope is that this will be a valuable resource to the Haskell
> community, especially those who are learning. Any feedback would be
> greatly appreciated, especially if it helps improve the article before
> publication. A draft can be found here:
> Also see my blog post for a bit more info:
> happy haskelling!
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