Keyed functors and containers

Version on this page:3.11
LTS Haskell 10.5:3.11
Stackage Nightly 2018-02-18:3.12
Latest on Hackage:3.12

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BSD3 licensed by Edward A. Kmett
Maintained by Edward A. Kmett

Module documentation for 3.11


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This package provides a bunch of ad hoc classes for accessing parts of a container.

In practice this package is largely subsumed by the lens package, but it is maintained for now as it has much simpler dependencies.

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Contributions and bug reports are welcome!

Please feel free to contact me through github or on the #haskell IRC channel on

-Edward Kmett


3.12 [2018.01.28]

  • Add instances for data types in GHC.Generics. Change the existing instances for Data.Functor.Sum to be consistent with those for (GHC.Generics.:+:).
  • Add instances for Proxy and Tagged.
  • Add instances for ZipList.
  • Add MINIMAL sets for Zip and FoldableWithKey.
  • Allow free-6.


  • Support for comonad 5
  • Support for GHC 8
  • Support for transformers 0.5


  • Support for semigroupoids 5


  • Support for transformers 0.4


  • Updated to use free, semigroupoids, comonad version 4.0


  • Updated array dependency
  • Added proper upper bounds to other dependencies


  • This package is now Trustworthy


  • Removed upper bounds on my other dependencies
  • Directory layout change
  • Added support files
  • Travis build notification to IRC
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