Abstract FilePath Proposal

Henning Thielemann lemming at henning-thielemann.de
Fri Jun 26 16:16:45 UTC 2015

On Fri, 26 Jun 2015, Herbert Valerio Riedel wrote:

> What?
> =====
> We (see From: & CC: headers) propose, plain and simple, to turn the
> currently defined type-synonym
>  type FilePath = String
> into an abstract/opaque data type instead.

Has someone else tried the pathtype package?

I found its idea great, but in practice I could not use it because it 
always tries to canonicalize paths on initialization.

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