PROPOSAL: re-export 'Typeable' type-class from Prelude

Henning Thielemann schlepptop at
Thu Sep 11 14:17:09 UTC 2014

Am 11.09.2014 um 16:11 schrieb Felipe Lessa:
> On 11-09-2014 11:05, Michael Snoyman wrote:
>> The one case I think Typeable should *always* be around for is creating
>> new instances of Exception. The fact that AutoDeriveTypeable doesn't
>> require Typeable in Prelude lessens my +1 a bit down to a +0.5, but I
>> really want it to be easier for people to define their own exception types.
> That's an argument for exporting Typeable from Control.Exception, since
> Prelude does not export Exception and friends.

For me the Typeable constraint of the Exception class is just an 
argument to not use implicit exceptions of IO, but instead use one of 
the various Exception monads with explicit exception types.

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