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2392 Make Applicative a superclass of Monad Ashley Yakeley "Make Applicative (in Control.Applicative) a superclass of Monad (in Control.Monad). Rename members of Applicative and other functions, to avoid unnecessary duplication.
{{{
class Functor f => Applicative f where
return :: a -> f a
ap :: f (a -> b) -> f a -> f b
liftA2 :: Applicative f => (a -> b -> c) -> f a -> f b -> f c
liftA2 f a b = ap (fmap f a) b
(>>) :: (Applicative f) => f a -> f b -> f b
(>>) = liftA2 (const id)
-- etc.
}}}
{{{
class Applicative m => Monad m where
(>>=) :: forall a b . m a -> (a -> m b) -> m b
fail :: String -> m a
fail s = error s
}}}" proposal closed normal libraries/base 6.8.3 wontfix Unknown/Multiple Unknown/Multiple