Proposal: Applicative => Monad: Call for consensus

Antoine Latter aslatter at
Sun Jan 2 16:49:58 CET 2011

Ah! Yup, I just noticed.

I can't read, apparently :-)

Yeah, I get irritated whenever I come across a Monad instance and I
cannot use the Applicative combinators. So I guess I'm in favor.

Is there a reason this is appropriate for the libraries process? Do
any of these changes spill out into the public interface of base or

Sorry for the confusion,

On Sun, Jan 2, 2011 at 9:46 AM, John Smith <voldermort at> wrote:
> On 02/01/2011 14:04, John Smith wrote:
>> Please note that although the ticket references the wiki page at
>>, the
>> patches attached to the ticket are much more
>> conservative than the more ambitious reforms on the wiki. (I would like to
>> change the ticket description to make this
>> clearer, but I can't edit it.)
> To clarify - this proposal is to implement just the patches attached to the
> ticket, /not/ everything in the related wiki page.
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