[Haskell-cafe] Problems with nested Monads
miguelimo38 at yandex.ru
Fri Jul 10 18:49:23 EDT 2009
You can do this if D -> M (N D) is a monad itself.
I suggest you study monad transformers - may be it's what you really
On 10 Jul 2009, at 19:34, Job Vranish wrote:
> I'm trying to make a function that uses another monadic function
> inside a preexisting monad, and I'm having trouble.
> Basically my problem boils down to this. I have three monadic
> functions with the following types:
> f :: A -> M B
> g :: B -> N C
> h :: C -> M D
> (M and N are in the monad class)
> I want a function i where
> i :: A -> M (N D)
> the best I can come up with is:
> i :: A -> M (N (M D))
> i a = liftM (liftM h) =<< (return . g) (f a)
> I'm starting to feel pretty sure that what I'm going for is
> impossible. Is this the case?
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