Proposal: Add functions to get consecutive elements to Data.List

Johan Holmquist holmisen at
Wed Apr 13 07:04:14 UTC 2016

That's OK. Ofcourse it does mean that code written for a base with this
included won't work with an older base and hence older compiler. But things
have been added to base before, so it's not a new situtation.

2016-04-13 8:25 GMT+02:00 Henning Thielemann <lemming at>

> On Wed, 13 Apr 2016, Johan Holmquist wrote:
> I am proposing inclusion into base to make it readily available out of the
>> box. I think it would fit rather well together with the other zips in
>> Data.List.
> It's only out-of-the-box for a recent GHC. You will exclude any older
> compiler just because of this simple function.
> If 'base' would be separate from GHC this would be no issue.
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