Is Read / Show for serialization or pretty printing?

Henning Thielemann lemming at
Mon Mar 5 06:45:00 EST 2007

On Mon, 5 Mar 2007, Simon Marlow wrote:

> Yes, Read and Show should be for serialisation.  We should really have a
> separate class for pretty printing.

Maybe pretty printing should also emit a result with type different from
String, say PrettyPrint.Doc.

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