thrist: Type-threaded list

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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 http://omega.googlecode.com/files/Thrist-draft-2011-11-20.pdf

Release history:

0.3
Support for (GHC v7.6.1) PolyKinds extension, this compiler is required now
0.2
Several new functions introduced, some renamed
0.1
Initial version
Versions [faq] 0.0, 0.1, 0.1.1, 0.1.2, 0.2, 0.2.1, 0.2.2, 0.3, 0.3.0.1, 0.3.0.2, 0.4
Dependencies base (>=4.6 && <5) [details]
License BSD-3-Clause
Copyright (c) 2008-2012 Gabor Greif and Brandon Simmons
Author Gabor Greif, Brandon Simmons
Maintainer ggreif+thrist@gmail.com, brandon.m.simmons+thrist@gmail.com
Category Data Structures
Home page http://heisenbug.blogspot.com/search/label/thrist
Bug tracker mailto:ggreif+thrist@gmail.com
Source repo head: darcs get http://patch-tag.com/r/heisenbug/thrist/
Uploaded by GaborGreif at Sat Sep 15 10:00:25 UTC 2012
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