[Haskell-cafe] Why is Bool no instance of Num and Bits?
Brandon S. Allbery KF8NH
allbery at ece.cmu.edu
Fri May 8 13:18:37 EDT 2009
On May 8, 2009, at 12:00 , Neil Brown wrote:
> If you change fromInteger in Num Bool to be fromInteger x = x /= 0,
> then we could all start writing nasty C-like if-expressions...
I'd be strongly tempted to say
> fromInteger = const False
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electrical and computer engineering, carnegie mellon university KF8NH
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