[Haskell-cafe] Re: Rewriting a famous library and using the same name: pros and consf

Ivan Miljenovic ivan.miljenovic at gmail.com
Wed Jun 9 00:07:43 EDT 2010

On 9 June 2010 12:11, Jason Dagit <dagit at codersbase.com> wrote:
> Or write translator tools for upgrading to the new API :)  Pipe dream?
>  Maybe.

Too an extent, yes: the types are more generalised so it's going to be
difficult to do automatic translations.

However, Thomas has demonstrated that you can write any instance of
the new class as an instance of the old classes and vice versa just
using class methods...

Ivan Lazar Miljenovic
Ivan.Miljenovic at gmail.com

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