Type class for sanity

wren romano wren at community.haskell.org
Mon Jan 25 17:33:06 UTC 2016

On Mon, Jan 25, 2016 at 7:34 AM, Richard Eisenberg <eir at cis.upenn.edu> wrote:
> But I suggest a different name. Ground? Terminating? NormalForm? Irreducible? ValueType? I don't love any of these, but I love Sane less.

I'm also strongly opposed to using "sane". That name is ableist and
quite offputting to many Haskellers I know (myself included). To say
nothing of the fact that the name doesn't provide any useful
understanding of what precisely it's supposed to be categorizing.

Live well,

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