Proposal #3339: Add (+>) as a synonym for mappend
fox at ucw.cz
Sun Aug 14 20:00:29 CEST 2011
> Johan Tibell wrote:
> >> This is a call for consensus. Do we agree to add
> >> infixr 6 <>
> >> (<>) :: Monoid m => m -> m -> m
> >> (<>) = mappend
> >> If so I have a patch for base and GHC ready.
> NO please don't do that. It would break all packages
> that do, or soon will, use the semigroups
> That proposal is no longer relevant. Every Monoid
> instance should now be made an instance of
> Semigroup. Anyone who wants to use <> should
> import it from there.
+1 for the original Johan's suggestion, ie. <> = Monoid.mappend.
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