[Haskell] Re: Mixing monadic and non-monadic functions

Aaron Denney wnoise at ofb.net
Fri Sep 9 04:37:00 EDT 2005

On 2005-09-08, John Meacham <john at repetae.net> wrote:
> of course, we can't do this because Num has Ord and Show as superclasses
> when it really doesn't need to. (we would have to create a separate
> class for 'pattern matchable nums' if we got rid of those, but that is
> no problem other than being non-haskell-98 compatable). Solving this
> 'class inflexibility' problem in general is something I have given some
> thought too. I will let everyone know if I figure something out...

Has anyone found any problem with your "superclasses" proposal?

Aaron Denney

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