[Haskell-cafe] Generic typeclass for converting between types

Magnus Therning magnus at therning.org
Fri Jan 23 10:07:01 EST 2009

On Fri, Jan 23, 2009 at 3:01 PM, John Goerzen <jgoerzen at complete.org> wrote:
> Hi folks,
> I've been thinking today that I frequently need to convert data beween
> types:
>  * Between various numeric types
>  * Between various calendar types (both within the new calendar
>   system, and between the old and new)
>  * Marshalling data back and forth to a database in HDBC
> It's hard to remember all the functions to use to do these.  I often
> resort to a chart I made for numeric conversions.

Not the type of response you want, but would you publish that chart
somewhere, please ;-)


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