Proposal for Data.List.splitBy

Brandon S. Allbery KF8NH allbery at
Sun Jan 4 21:33:21 EST 2009

On 2009 Jan 4, at 17:59, Marcus D. Gabriel wrote:
> Henning Thielemann wrote:
>> On Sun, 4 Jan 2009, Marcus D. Gabriel wrote:
>>> We seem to have not added any splitters such as splitBy or split to
>>> Data.List despite the discussions.  Here is yet another perspective
>>> with the hope that it will make it.
>> I assumed that the discussion was resolved by
> I did not have that impression.

The discussion demonstrated why there is no standard split in  
Data.List:  nobody can agree on how it should work.  Hence the Split  
package, which should allow us to find out which ones get used and  
which don't, and which are viable candidates for addition to Data.List.

brandon s. allbery [solaris,freebsd,perl,pugs,haskell] allbery at
system administrator [openafs,heimdal,too many hats] allbery at
electrical and computer engineering, carnegie mellon university    KF8NH

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