Proposal: Improving the IsString String instance
dag.odenhall at gmail.com
Mon Aug 26 21:30:24 CEST 2013
Let's also make number literals monomorphic to Integer and provide an n ::
Num a => Integer -> a!
On Mon, Aug 26, 2013 at 9:16 PM, Herbert Valerio Riedel <hvr at gnu.org> wrote:
> On 2013-08-26 at 19:39:40 +0200, Henning Thielemann wrote:
> > On Mon, 26 Aug 2013, Henning Thielemann wrote:
> >> This "opting in" already exists: Just put a space between o and the
> >> quotation mark and define "o = fromString". It's Haskell 98.
> > I was wrong: You even don't need the space between o and ".
> it's almost perfect imho, except maybe for the minor issue that you will
> have to surround string literals with () or use $ sometimes, as in
> length (o"Overloaded String")
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