Opened 3 years ago

Closed 3 years ago

#10222 closed feature request (invalid)

Data.Foldable should have genericLength

Reported by: uznx Owned by:
Priority: normal Milestone:
Component: Core Libraries Version: 7.10.1
Keywords: Cc: hvr, ekmett, core-libraries-committee@…
Operating System: Unknown/Multiple Architecture: Unknown/Multiple
Type of failure: None/Unknown Test Case:
Blocked By: Blocking:
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Description

The "length" function in Data.Foldable has its return type hardcoded to "Int". There should also be a genericLength function which can return any Num type, similar to Data.List.genericLength.

Change History (1)

comment:1 Changed 3 years ago by thomie

Cc: core-libraries-committee@… added
Component: libraries/baseCore Libraries
Resolution: invalid
Status: newclosed

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