String != [Char]

Brandon Allbery allbery.b at
Fri Mar 23 21:30:47 CET 2012

On Fri, Mar 23, 2012 at 16:21, Nate Soares <nate at> wrote:

> I think the 'naming issue' that you mention highlights the need for better
> use of type classes in the prelude.

...which is a rat's nest best avoided, unfortunately, unless the idea is to
stifle it entirely.  (How long have people been proposing alternatives with
no net effect?)

brandon s allbery                                      allbery.b at
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