Proposal: Add Applicative/Alternative instances to Text.Read.ReadPrec

Antoine Latter aslatter at
Mon Jan 24 20:28:10 CET 2011

On Mon, Jan 24, 2011 at 12:30 PM, Edward Kmett <ekmett at> wrote:
> I propose adding the missing Applicative/Alternative instances to
> Text.Read.ReadPrec, as I've wanted to use them now on more than one occasion
> when manually building Read instances.
> Discussion Period: 2 weeks

I can't imagine any downside to this. +1.

Most of the rest of the instances are done by lifting the operation
into ReadP. Would you also be adding these instances to ReadP?

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