thrist: Type-threaded list

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Versions 0.0, 0.1, 0.1.1, 0.1.2, 0.2, 0.2.1, 0.2.2, 0.3,,
Dependencies base (==4.*) [details]
License BSD-3-Clause
Copyright (c) 2008-2011 Gabor Greif and Brandon Simmons
Author Gabor Greif, Brandon Simmons
Category Data Structures
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Thrist is a list-like data structure (GADT) whose elements are values of a two-parameter datatype. The typing constraint ensures that the second type parameter of a former value unifies with the first type parameter of the latter.

This threading of types is the foundation for thrists' nice properties. E.g., paired with a suitable semantics, function composition (.) can be embedded.

Sub-modules demonstrate the power of the thrist idea by emulating some familiar data structures.

For further ideas, please consult the companion (draft) paper "Thrists: Dominoes of Data" at




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