Haskell Foldable Wats

Nathan Bouscal nbouscal at gmail.com
Tue Feb 23 17:29:46 UTC 2016

Sorry, poor quoting on my part. I was attempting to reply to Andreas's
earlier points:

>> Use of tuples is highly discourageable…
>> I see no point in Functor or Foldable for tuples.

On Tue, Feb 23, 2016 at 5:18 PM, Mario Blažević <mblazevic at stilo.com> wrote:

> 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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