Proposal: Add concatMapM function (#2042)
dons at galois.com
Tue Jan 29 13:17:49 EST 2008
> >>> 3. Opposed to any additions to the base library:
> >>> - Bulat Ziganshin
> Add me to this list.
> "base" is not a convenience library,
> it should contain fundamentally important stuff.
I think the Prelude is our equivalent here.
base itself is fundamental stuff, plus what we use a lot.
> Cf. java.lang, which "Provides classes that are fundamental
> to the design of the Java programming language"
> The emphasis (I think) is on *design* of the *language*.
If the proposal is that nothing new be added to base, that needs
to be done separately. And a case made for why what we have
at the moment is fundamental, excluding all else.
Remember, this is not a discussion about whether things are to be
added to base -- we did that a year ago, and the library process is
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