[Mid-discussion Summary] Proposal: add new Data.Bits.Bits(bitZero) method

Ian Lynagh igloo at earth.li
Mon Feb 24 21:12:38 UTC 2014

On Sat, Feb 22, 2014 at 02:51:24PM -0500, Anthony Cowley wrote:
> I am -1 on the name zero. I don't think importing Data.Bits unqualified is uncommon at all, and zero is prime naming real estate. I am +0.5 on the addition overall, as most uses of Bits are with types that also have Num instances.

For those that don't have a Num instance, "zero" may not make as much

Perhaps something like noBits would be better. And FiniteBits may also
want an allBits?


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