Proposal: Remove Num superclass of Bits

Johan Tibell johan.tibell at
Sat Oct 29 19:22:20 CEST 2011

On Sat, Oct 29, 2011 at 9:41 AM, Bas van Dijk <v.dijk.bas at> wrote:

> On 29 October 2011 18:25, Johan Tibell <johan.tibell at> wrote:
> > No. Do we know which packages would break? I imagine that downloading the
> > hackage tarball and grepping for 'instance Bits' should tell you.
> Where can this tarball be downloaded?

"archive of just the latest versions of all the packages (230MB tar file)"

> > Also, does this have any performance impact?
> Performance should not be affected. After inlining all instances
> should use the same definitions.

Good. So none of the current instances use the default* functions?

-- Johan
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