Proposal: Improve Read Integer
igloo at earth.li
Wed Nov 17 08:14:28 EST 2010
On Wed, Nov 17, 2010 at 09:00:07AM +0000, Lennart Augustsson wrote:
> The current behaviour is consistent with how Haskell tokenizes at the
> source level.
> I find this easy to remember, and I would be surprised if read behaved
> the way you suggest.
Hmm, my intuition was that reads would accept any prefix that parses,
but that isn't true (e.g. reads "Truefoo" :: [(Bool, String)]).
I'll close the proposal.
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