[Haskell-cafe] Re: A function for Maybes
ndmitchell at gmail.com
Thu Jan 25 14:27:17 EST 2007
> Usually, when I have a question like this, I try Hoogle first:
> Unfortunatly, the right answer (fmap) is on the second page of results.
The reason for this is that Hoogle 3 doesn't understand higher-kinded
type classes, i.e. Monad and Functor, which means that fmap doesn't
match as closely as it should do. Hoogle 4 would give fmap as the
first result, I'm pretty sure.
> (I am really excited for the new version of Hoogle, its supposed to be
> pretty close to release)
Me too, but you'll probably have to wait a few more months yet - but
the various components are coming together nicely.
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