Proposal: change the Bits instance for Bool to align with other basic types and support branchless calculations

Brandon Allbery allbery.b at
Sun Sep 28 18:56:43 UTC 2014

On Sun, Sep 28, 2014 at 2:54 PM, Edward Kmett <ekmett at> wrote:

> You've made it clear you have a very tight vision for the role of Bits. I
> personally haven't yet committed to your viewpoint, but I can see the merit
> of it. Like I said, I suspect that I've lost this debate.

It might help if (a) we could see some examples of this alternative, and
(b) how it interacts with the existing one. And I'm still left wondering
how it relates to the non-Bool instances of Bits.

brandon s allbery kf8nh                               sine nomine associates
allbery.b at                                  ballbery at
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