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Saizan (IRC) suggested: “what about using phatom types to annotate the encoding and use a typeclass to unify the interfaces?”
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Saizan (IRC) suggested: “what about using phatom types to annotate the encoding and use a typeclass to unify the interfaces?” [[User:Magnus.therning|Magnus.therning]]
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:Some discussion has taken place at [http://therning.org/magnus/archives/322]. [[User:Magnus.therning|Magnus.therning]] 11:03, 19 October 2007 (UTC)
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apfelmus pointed out that decoding must be allowed to fail (e.g. using <hask>Maybe</hask>). [[User:Magnus.therning|Magnus.therning]] 11:03, 19 October 2007 (UTC)
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:<hask>decode</hask> now has the type <hask>String -> Maybe [Word8]</hask>. [[User:MagnusTherning|MagnusTherning]] 18:44, 21 October 2007 (UTC)

Latest revision as of 18:44, 21 October 2007

Saizan (IRC) suggested: “what about using phatom types to annotate the encoding and use a typeclass to unify the interfaces?” Magnus.therning

Some discussion has taken place at [1]. Magnus.therning 11:03, 19 October 2007 (UTC)
apfelmus pointed out that decoding must be allowed to fail (e.g. using
Maybe
). Magnus.therning 11:03, 19 October 2007 (UTC)
decode
now has the type
String -> Maybe [Word8]
. MagnusTherning 18:44, 21 October 2007 (UTC)