[Haskell-cafe] Check a lack of a constraint?

Viktor Dukhovni ietf-dane at dukhovni.org
Tue Jul 13 18:01:12 UTC 2021

> On 13 Jul 2021, at 1:56 pm, Lana Black <lanablack at amok.cc> wrote:
>> If you're concerned about nested uses of `Given` the simplest solution
>> is to just use `reify` and `reflect` and avoid `given`:
> Frankly, I'd rather stick to multireaders. Reflection seems to me like a worse 
> case of extreme language abuse.

When clear and effective alternatives exist, by all means keep it simple.

With reflection you get run-time type classes, which can be useful, but
I agree should generally not be the first thing you reach for...


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