Could iteratee depend on mtl instead of transformers?

Erik de Castro Lopo mle+hs at
Mon Nov 16 20:42:08 EST 2009

Valery V. Vorotyntsev wrote:

> Thus, the question is: are there any transformers-specific features
> iteratee package needs, or can it just go with mtl?

I have successful build iteratee by replacing transformers with
mtl in the .cabal file.

> I suspect mtl to be more popular... And actual "popularity" can be
> measured.

Popularity is not the issue. The issue is that we are currently
in a transition from using mtl to using transformers. See:

Erik de Castro Lopo

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