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interface Alternative<F> extends Applicative<F>, Plus<F> {}

Added in v1.0.0 (type class)

The Alternative type class has no members of its own; it just specifies that the type constructor has both Applicative and Plus instances.

Types which have Alternative instances should also satisfy the following laws:

  1. Distributivity: A.ap(A.alt(fab, gab), fa) = A.alt(A.ap(fab, fa), A.ap(gab, fa))
  2. Annihilation: A.ap(zero, fa) = zero