Proposal: Add IsString instance for (Maybe a) to base

Joachim Breitner mail at
Wed Jul 10 15:55:38 CEST 2013


Am Mittwoch, den 10.07.2013, 09:21 +1000 schrieb Ivan Lazar Miljenovic:
> -0.5 from me; I think it's too easy to forget that it's a Maybe value
> there when refactoring, etc.

same here; even with OverloadedStrings Haskell should feel as strongly
typed as it is.


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