PROPOSAL: Some more 'Applicative' combinators

apfelmus apfelmus at
Tue Jan 8 04:43:49 EST 2008

Iavor Diatchki wrote:
> Bryan O'Sullivan wrote:
>> Why not make the task specificity clearer, with a separate
>> Control.Applicative.Parsing module?


> Now _this_ would definitely suggest that they are only good for
> parsing which would be misleading.

Would it? I mean, I currently don't know a second use case for them. 
Preferably, the names like  skipMany , endBy , sepBy etc. should still 
make sense in the new context.


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