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-- |
-- Module      :  Control.Category
-- Copyright   :  (c) Ashley Yakeley 2007
-- License     :  BSD-style (see the LICENSE file in the distribution)
--
-- Maintainer  :  [email protected]
-- Stability   :  experimental
-- Portability :  portable

-- http://hackage.haskell.org/trac/ghc/ticket/1773

module Control.Category where

import qualified Prelude

infixr 9 .
infixr 1 >>>, <<<

-- | A class for categories.
--   id and (.) must form a monoid.
class Category cat where
        -- | the identity morphism
        id :: cat a a

        -- | morphism composition
        (.) :: cat b c -> cat a b -> cat a c

{-# RULES
"identity/left" forall p .
                id . p = p
"identity/right"        forall p .
                p . id = p
"association"   forall p q r .
                (p . q) . r = p . (q . r)
 #-}

instance Category (->) where
        id = Prelude.id
#ifndef __HADDOCK__
-- Haddock 1.x cannot parse this:
        (.) = (Prelude..)
#endif

-- | Right-to-left composition
(<<<) :: Category cat => cat b c -> cat a b -> cat a c
(<<<) = (.)

-- | Left-to-right composition
(>>>) :: Category cat => cat a b -> cat b c -> cat a c
f >>> g = g . f