Proposal for Data.List.splitBy

Duncan Coutts duncan.coutts at
Sat Jan 10 15:45:12 EST 2009

On Sun, 2009-01-04 at 23:25 +0100, 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

We should say that the split package is a way of continuing the
discussion. The hope of some around here is that we can find a consensus
on a small set of common split functions and add them to the Data.List
module. I'm not sure if that goal is achievable but I think it's worth


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