The open-typerep package

[Tags: bsd3, library]

This package uses Data Types à la Carte to provide open type representations and dynamic types/coercions for open type universes.

Example 1 (dynamic types):

 type MyUniverse = IntType :+: BoolType

 hlist :: [Dynamic MyUniverse]
 hlist = [toDyn True, toDyn (1 :: Int)]
 *Main> hlist
 [True,1]

Note that if we were using Data.Dynamic, it would just print

 [<<Bool>>,<<Int>>]

Example 2 (dynamically typed addition):

 addDyn :: (TypeEq ts ts, PWitness Num ts ts) => Dynamic ts -> Dynamic ts -> Maybe (Dynamic ts)
 addDyn (Dyn ta a) (Dyn tb b) = do
     Dict <- typeEq ta tb
     Dict <- pwit pNum ta
     return (Dyn ta (a+b))

Data.Dynamic could only do this monomorphically, for one Num type at a time.

Properties

Versions0.1, 0.2, 0.3.1
Change logNone available
Dependenciesbase (==4.*), constraints (>=0.3), mtl (>=2.1), syntactic (>=2.0), tagged (>=0.4) [details]
LicenseBSD3
CopyrightCopyright (c) 2014, Emil Axelsson
AuthorEmil Axelsson
Maintaineremax@chalmers.se
Stabilityexperimental
CategoryDependent Types
Home pagehttps://github.com/emilaxelsson/open-typerep
Bug trackerhttps://github.com/emilaxelsson/open-typerep/issues
Source repositoryhead: git clone https://github.com/emilaxelsson/open-typerep
UploadedThu Apr 9 09:42:25 UTC 2015 by EmilAxelsson
DistributionsNixOS:0.3.1
Downloads354 total (23 in last 30 days)
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StatusDocs available [build log]
Last success reported on 2015-04-09 [all 1 reports]

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