[Haskell-cafe] Re: Transformers versus monadLib versus...

Ivan Miljenovic ivan.miljenovic at gmail.com
Wed Jul 7 23:40:29 EDT 2010

On 8 July 2010 13:36, Ertugrul Soeylemez <es at ertes.de> wrote:
> To be honest, I don't know any strength of MTL compared to transformers
> and monadLib.  Actually even transformers is quite primitive compared to
> monadLib.  The only real advantage is that it has flipped run functions
> and a built-in MaybeT.

mtl's advantages: wide pre-existing user base, etc.

transformers (especially when used with monads-{fd,tf}) advantage over
monadLib: pre-existing type aliases, documentation, easier to port old
code that was using mtl.

Ivan Lazar Miljenovic
Ivan.Miljenovic at gmail.com

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