[Haskell-cafe] overloaded list literals?

Henning Thielemann lemming at henning-thielemann.de
Mon Sep 6 07:55:50 EDT 2010

On Mon, 6 Sep 2010, Stefan Holdermans wrote:

> Wolfgang,
>> We should definitely get rid of these Is* class identifiers like
>> IsString and IsList. We also don’t have IsNum, IsMonad, etc.
> I see your point. For strings, however, there was of course never the 
> possibility to dub the class String as that name is already taken by the 
> type synonym.

StringLike would have been an alternative.

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