[Haskell-cafe] Instance deps (was: [announcement] filtrable: class of filtrable containers)
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Wed Feb 17 18:34:53 UTC 2016
> El 17 feb 2016, a las 12:16, M Farkas-Dyck <m.farkasdyck at gmail.com> escribió:
>> On 17/02/2016, Joachim Breitner <mail at joachim-breitner.de> wrote:
>> You might want to add laws in the style of
>> If this is also a Foldable, then
>> toList . mapMaybe f = mapMapybe f . toList
>> toList . catMaybes = catMaybes . toList
>> toList . filter f = filter f . toList
> Shall do.
>> Do you plan to add instances for all the other data structures in base
>> that are filtrable?
> Yes, if i missed any, please let me know which ☺
>> On 17/02/2016, Oleg Grenrus <oleg.grenrus at iki.fi> wrote:
>> - I’d also like to see instances for types in containers,
>> unordered-containers, vector and semigroup.
> I was hoping to have no deps but base... alas, Cabal and Hackage seem
> to have no good way to have instance deps, so the instances must be in
> either the package defining the class or the one defining the types
> which are instances of it.
Are there any existing proposals for a solution to this?
>> If you don’t mind I can make a PR for the instances.
> Feel free to do so for containers and vector at least. I may want this
> to not transitively depend on unordered-containers → hashable → text,
> but if enough potential users want these instances i'll include them
> (containers and vector come with GHC so it's not so bad). What types
> in semigroups would you add instances of?
>> - The OtherLicense seems a bit scary (even the contents aren’t),
>> is there a good reason why you don’t use more familiar MIT or BSD3?
> Too verbose. I might use ISC if it weren't also an OtherLicense...
>> The law:
>> filter f = mapMaybe (liftA2 (<$) id (guard ∘ f))
>> is very hard to understand.
>> On 17/02/2016, Simon Jakobi <simon.jakobi at googlemail.com> wrote:
>> your package looks very similar to
> Witherable has Traversable superclass, but some Filtrable types may
> not be Traversable.
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