Generics for the masses

@article{Hinze2006GenericsFT,
  title={Generics for the masses},
  author={Ralf Hinze},
  journal={J. Funct. Program.},
  year={2006},
  volume={16},
  pages={451-483}
}
A generic function is a function that can be instantiated on many data types to obtain data type specific functionality. Examples of generic functions are the functions that can be derived in Haskell, such as show , read , and ‘ ’. The recent years have seen a number of proposals that support the definition of generic functions. Some of the proposals define new languages, some define extensions to existing languages. As a common characteristic none of the proposals can be made to work within… CONTINUE READING

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