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From: Benjamin Franksen <benjamin.franksen-x5FEZe4lsOc <at> public.gmane.org>
Subject: Re: Export lists in modules
Newsgroups: gmane.comp.lang.haskell.prime
Date: Thursday 23rd February 2006 14:22:15 UTC (over 11 years ago)
On Thursday 23 February 2006 09:53, Ketil Malde wrote:
> Wolfgang Jeltsch <[email protected]>
writes:
> >> Personally, I would greatly prefer to have libraries that do not
> >> clash with common Prelude functions.
> >
> > I would solve this problem by reducing the Prelude to just a core. 
> > List function could go, for example, (mostly) into Data.List.
>
> If this means that you must import Data.List almost everywhere, this
> won't change anything - only add yet another import to every file.

But you could import something different instead! For instance, I can 
then easily replace Prelude stuff with Edison or some other data 
structure library. That is what the whole discussion is about.

I agree with the rest of what you wrote.

Ben
 
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