Proposal: Add Text.Read.maybeRead :: Read a => String -> Maybe a

Johan Tibell johan.tibell at
Fri Feb 8 04:15:07 EST 2008

On Feb 8, 2008 9:05 AM, Johannes Waldmann <waldmann at> wrote:
> Hello. I like the functionality,
> but I generally don't like type information in a name.
> Isn't there a way to express this with the
> module system or the type system.
> Best regards, Johannes.

I have to agree here. We should try to make more use of the module
system and qualified imports. All this type information in function
names is distracting.

And no fail please.

-- Johan

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