Proposal: Add common instances for Control.Applicative.Const

Ross Paterson R.Paterson at
Mon Oct 14 21:03:56 UTC 2013

On Mon, Oct 14, 2013 at 09:33:38AM -0700, Eric Mertens wrote:
> It would be handy for Control.Applicative.Const to have the various derivable
> instances (Eq, Ord, Read, Show).
> In particular Read and Show would make debugging easier.

I'd suggest redefining getConst as a function rather than a field to
make the derived Read and Show instances simpler.  Ditto WrappedMonad.

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