Haskell Foldable Wats

Mario Blažević mblazevic at stilo.com
Tue Feb 23 17:18:12 UTC 2016

On 16-02-23 11:23 AM, Nathan Bouscal wrote:
> It's a bit bold to simultaneously say "Nobody should use this type," and
> also "If you use this type, you should do it this way." If you think
> that it's bad practice to use tuples, that's a fine and respectable
> opinion, but at that point you should start being a bit more wary about
> telling those who think otherwise /how/ they should use them.

	I believe he was referring to lists, not to tuples. There were  few 
Prelude functions limited to tuples before FTP, and those haven't changed.

> On Tue, Feb 23, 2016 at 1:10 PM, Marcin Mrotek
> <marcin.jan.mrotek at gmail.com <mailto:marcin.jan.mrotek at gmail.com>> wrote:
>     > I can assure you that Andreas is not delusional
>     I didn't say that. I was referring to his response to my post, that
>     "Some delusions have very sophisticated explanations."
>     > You have to show good taste or you'll end up with a mess that might be logically consistent, but unpleasant to use.
>     This is entirely subjective, and frankly I don't think that post-FTP
>     Haskell is a "mess" or is "unpleasant to use". If anything, it became
>     more useful to me, because now Prelude functions aren't limited to the
>     one data structure I almost never use.
>     Best regards,
>     Marcin Mrotek

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