Data instances for MTL types

Ross Paterson ross at
Thu Jan 15 16:55:48 EST 2009

On Thu, Jan 15, 2009 at 10:46:46PM +0100, Henning Thielemann wrote:
> When trying to perform some tests with StrictCheck, I found that the  
> monads from the 'transformers' package don't have Data instances. Can 
> they be provided while keeping 'transformers' Haskell 98 and avoiding 
> orphan instances?

They could be provided for GHC only using ifdef'd deriving clauses.

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