[Haskell] Functor => Applicative => Monad

Sittampalam, Ganesh ganesh.sittampalam at credit-suisse.com
Tue Dec 14 09:59:41 CET 2010

John Smith wrote:
> I would like to formally propose that Monad become a subclass of
> Applicative, with a call for consensus by 1 February. 

I would prefer that we have some proposal like class aliases implemented
before we start fundamental restructuring of basic type classes. This
would help to limit the disruption these changes cause, which will be



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