Possible bug/omission in Numeric library?
Thu, 29 Nov 2001 13:29:29 +0000
> As you say, we can't change the type of showInt. I suppose we could
> showIntAtBase :: Integral a=20
> =3D> a -- base
> -> (a -> Char) -- digit to char
> -> a -- number to show.
> -> ShowS
> showOct, showHex :: Integral a =3D> a -> ShowS
> Q1: But would we really want showDec too?
> Identical to existing showInt?
I only suggested it for consistency of naming. However, since showInt
is not the dual of readInt, we can't have consistency anyway.