[Haskell-cafe] overloaded list literals?

Stefan Holdermans stefan at vectorfabrics.com
Mon Sep 6 13:00:49 EDT 2010


> btw, i also had proposal to automatically convert typeclasses used in
> type declarations into constraints, [...]

> Together with proposals i mentioned previously, it will allow to treat
> existing code dealing with lists/strings as generic code working
> with any sequential container type

I see. That's a nice proposal, but somehow I'm a bit worried about readability of code. IMHO, readability is still one of Haskell's main assets and I wouldn't like to see it degrade (further).



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