[Haskell-cafe] (Co/Contra)Functor and Comonad

wren ng thornton wren at freegeek.org
Sat Dec 25 01:30:28 CET 2010

On 12/23/10 9:41 PM, Daniel Peebles wrote:
> For me, mostly naming. Cofunctor isn't the right name for it, and comap,
> while short, feels wrong. Contrafunctor feels better but is also cumbersome.
> No problems with Comonad, though.

It is wrong. Cofunctors are exactly functors. It's unfortunate that 
"contramap" is such a long name though.

Live well,

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