Adding Fixed Point Data Types to base

Henning Thielemann lemming at
Sun Oct 16 20:13:37 UTC 2016

On Sun, 16 Oct 2016, Andrew Martin wrote:

> Like I said, I don't like doing things like this for the reasons that you would expect. I don't like that it
> breaks the PVP, makes running your test suite more difficult, and makes your haddocks not include information
> that might be available. But to get back to the original proposal, what are your thoughts on providing Free,
> Cofree, and Fix in base? I gather from your previous comment that you would prefer anything to conditional
> instances, but do you find that these recursive data types are commonly used enough to merit inclusion in base?

I haven't used them so far.

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