Add instance IsString ShowS where fromString = showString
nicolas.pouillard at gmail.com
Mon Oct 5 05:23:57 EDT 2009
Excerpts from Bas van Dijk's message of Mon Oct 05 09:27:07 +0200 2009:
> On Sun, Sep 27, 2009 at 10:51 PM, Bas van Dijk <v.dijk.bas at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hello,
> > It would be really nice to use OverloadedStrings when constructing a
> > ShowS, for example in a definition of showsPrec in an instance for
> > Show.
> > The patch attached in the ticket adds the necessary instance to
> > base/GHC/Show.lhs:
> > instance IsString ShowS where
> > fromString = showString
> > Note that this does require TypeSynonymInstances.
> > Discussion period 2 weeks.
> > regards,
> > Bas
> >  http://hackage.haskell.org/trac/ghc/ticket/3544
> Just a reminder for this proposal. One week has passed and one to go.
> Any comments, +1 or -1?
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