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From: Sebastiaan Visser <sfvisser <at> cs.uu.nl>
Subject: ANN: fclabels-0.4.0 - First class accessor labels.
Newsgroups: gmane.comp.lang.haskell.cafe
Date: Friday 4th September 2009 10:56:25 UTC (over 7 years ago)
Hello all,

IFCP is a really inspiring place to hang/hack around with your fellow  
Haskell hackers. So, straight from Edinburgh, I proudly present a new  
release of fclabels[1,2], your favourite record selector package. This  
version is joint work with Chris Eidhof and Sjoerd Visscher.

This package has been around for a while but has been changed almost  
entirely now. Naming is different and has a far more consistent usage.  
This library might look cryptic at first sight, but give it a try it  
is not that hard.

There are more package around that serve the same purpose (like the  
Lenses package which was uploaded a few days ago), but I'm convinced  
the simplicity and elegance of fclabels will strike you all. ;-)

The package description is included below. Documentation can be found  
in the package itself or on Hackage.

Gr,

--
Sebastiaan Visser

[1] Hackage: http://hackage.haskell.org/package/fclabels
[2] Github: http://github.com/sebastiaanvisser/fclabels/tree/master


* package description *

   First class labels that act as bidirectional records fields.
   The labels are fully composable and can be used to get, set
   and modify part of datatypes in a consistent way. The label
   datatype, conveniently called `:->', is an instance of the
   `Category' type class meaning it has a proper identity and
   composition. The library has support for automatically
   deriving labels from record selectors that start with an
   underscore. Labels can be used in a pure functional setting or
   be applied to mutable state in some state monad.
 
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