Proposal: Add (<$>) to Prelude as part of the AMP in GHC 7.10-RC3

Henning Thielemann lemming at
Fri Feb 27 17:49:48 UTC 2015

On Fri, 27 Feb 2015, David Feuer wrote:

> That is not and was never the motivation of FTP. FTP was about not wanting to have to hide a zillion
> functions from Prelude, Data.List, Control.Applicative, and Control.Monad. Functors are utterly ubiquitous in
> Haskell programming, so adding an operator to make them easier to use seems quite sensible.

I always import Foldable, Traversable, Data.List with qualification. No 
need to hide something.

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