Proposal: Improving the IsString String instance
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Mon Aug 26 21:39:06 CEST 2013
No need, they don't have the problem that started this thread. They
default to Integer.
On Mon, Aug 26, 2013 at 9:30 PM, Dag Odenhall <dag.odenhall at gmail.com> wrote:
> Let's also make number literals monomorphic to Integer and provide an n ::
> Num a => Integer -> a!
> On Mon, Aug 26, 2013 at 9:16 PM, Herbert Valerio Riedel <hvr at gnu.org> wrote:
>> On 2013-08-26 at 19:39:40 +0200, Henning Thielemann wrote:
>> > On Mon, 26 Aug 2013, Henning Thielemann wrote:
>> >> This "opting in" already exists: Just put a space between o and the
>> >> quotation mark and define "o = fromString". It's Haskell 98.
>> > I was wrong: You even don't need the space between o and ".
>> it's almost perfect imho, except maybe for the minor issue that you will
>> have to surround string literals with () or use $ sometimes, as in
>> length (o"Overloaded String")
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