Proposal: Add hasBitSize to Data.Bits.Bits
lemming at henning-thielemann.de
Tue Aug 14 00:19:36 CEST 2012
On Mon, 13 Aug 2012, Johan Tibell wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 13, 2012 at 2:48 PM, Henning Thielemann
> <lemming at henning-thielemann.de> wrote:
>> How about two versions of 'bitSize' - one with Maybe return type in the Bits
>> class and one without Maybe in a FixedBitSize subclass?
> Is this worth breaking existing users of bitSize over?
If the method of 'FixedBitSize' is named 'bitSize' then only the type
signature will be affected (FixedBitSize constraint instead of Bits).
Although I don't know whether this is a good solution.
> If anything it seems more worthwhile to throw out Integer from the Bits
> class and declare Bits to be for fixed sized entities.
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