[Haskell-cafe] default instance for IsString

Markus Läll markus.l2ll at gmail.com
Sun Apr 22 17:15:47 CEST 2012

The core of it is in the GHC docs' overloaded strings section [1].

It could be clearer though -- reading about defaulting in the reports,
in the type defaulting section of GHC docs and in [1] can be a bit

[1] http://www.haskell.org/ghc/docs/latest/html/users_guide/type-class-extensions.html#overloaded-strings

On Sun, Apr 22, 2012 at 4:54 PM, Greg Weber <greg at gregweber.info> wrote:
> Thanks Markus, I think you have saved the day!
> Even after googling for this extension and searching in the manual I
> am still coming up pretty blank.
> Is there somewhere I missed where this is documented or somewhere I
> can contribute documentation?
> On Sun, Apr 22, 2012 at 4:47 AM, Markus Läll <markus.l2ll at gmail.com> wrote:
>> ExtendedDefaultRules

Markus Läll

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