[Haskell-cafe] Alternative Preludes

Theodore Lief Gannon tanuki at gmail.com
Thu Jun 28 09:27:03 UTC 2018

I highly recommend Rio. It's current and very pragmatic.

On Wed, Jun 27, 2018, 11:23 PM Hilco Wijbenga <hilco.wijbenga at gmail.com>

> Hi all,
> I've been looking for a different Prelude to, at minimum, default to
> Text instead of String but I'm sure there are other things that would
> be helpful. E.g., less focus on lists.
> I had a look at [1] and protolude, classy-prelude, basic-prelude,
> foundation, safe-prelude, and rio all seem interesting. Maybe even
> base-noprelude?
> I'm an advanced beginner (I don't think I qualify as intermediate
> yet). Going by [1], classy-prelude might not be such a good idea
> because of "scary error messages". And, I'm guessing, I would need to
> know Haskell better to take advantage of base-noprelude?
> I would like to know your thoughts/suggestions/opinions/ideas. Also,
> if there are other preludes that might be of interest, do tell!
> Cheers,
> Hilco
> [1] https://guide.aelve.com/haskell/alternative-preludes-zr69k1hc
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