Marcin 'Qrczak' Kowalczyk qrczak at
Wed Feb 8 11:53:53 EST 2006

Ben Rudiak-Gould <Benjamin.Rudiak-Gould at> writes:

>>> that i want to say is what the first variant allows to define type of
>>> 'x' in such way that the only Show-specific operations are allowed,
>> Why?
> Parametricity, what else? I'd much rather pass my precious String to a
> function of type [a] -> [a] or Functor a => a Char -> a Char than to a
> function of type String -> String.

But he is writing the function inline. It doesn't matter whether it's
polymorphic when it's ever applied only to a string written in the
very same line.

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