Adding an ignore function to Control.Monad
bulat.ziganshin at gmail.com
Fri Aug 14 13:25:35 EDT 2009
Friday, August 14, 2009, 8:55:58 PM, you wrote:
>> Also, treating '()' specially as 'don't care' as opposed to any other
>> unit type doesn't sit right with me either. Sure it is an obvious choice
>> for a don't care value, but the fact you can use others is nicely
>> consistent with the idea that other than having some syntatic sugar,
>> built in types are not special in haskell.
> Agreed, it would be certainly better to have a special type like:
> data Ignore = Ignore
and what () means, as you think?
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