Proposal: Add concatMapM function (#2042)

Aaron Denney wnoise at
Tue Jan 29 14:23:46 EST 2008

On 2008-01-29, Bulat Ziganshin <bulat.ziganshin at> wrote:
> Hello Twan,
> Tuesday, January 29, 2008, 3:11:45 PM, you wrote:
>> I think we should ignore the generalization to genericSuperDuperConcatMapMXYZ
>> for now :). On the other hand, Bulat raises a valid point. Adding things to the
>> base library might break some programs, although they will be easy enough to
>> fix. But what do we do with Bulat's point in this specific case? I see two options:
> i have several hundred one-liners in my Utils.hs. with such speed of
> adding these funcs to the base, you will add only these funcs the next
> 10 years. does this mean that haskell hackers will continue to mutate
> the language these next 10 years? :( 

That's the whole point of "avoiding success" -- so we can continue to
make changes.

Aaron Denney

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