Thanks to @kwak @user @ladroid for helpful discussion during the live stream on https://discord.gg/hu92NC !

If you want to read articles about this, here are the right terms for the some of the words I’ve used:

“ordinary type” — monomorphic type (no type parameters, but may contain type variables)

“generic type” — polymorphic type (via type schemes), e.g. forall a. a -> a

MSc Computer Science, working with functional programming in the industry — github.com/ahnfelt

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