[Haskell-cafe] Language complexity & beginners (Was: New type of ($) operator in GHC 8.0 is problematic)

Takenobu Tani takenobu.hs at gmail.com
Mon Feb 8 10:14:05 UTC 2016

Hi Imants and cafe,

Related informal illustrations (and references) are here:

Lifted/unlifted, boxed/unboxed types



2016-02-07 0:54 GMT+09:00 Imants Cekusins <imantc at gmail.com>:

> in addition to Takenobu's links, Real World Haskell explains unboxing
> and lifting on p.583
> just to clarify, for practical use, is it safe to say that "boxed" and
> "lifted" are synonyms? you see, term "boxed" is used in other
> languages. I assumed "lifting" related to monads. Hence the confusion.
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