A collection of various methods for splitting lists into parts, akin to the
"split" function found in several mainstream languages. Here is its tale:
Once upon a time the standard "Data.List" module held no function for splitting
a list into parts according to a delimiter. Many a brave lambda-knight strove
to add such a function, but their striving was in vain, for Lo, the Supreme
Council fell to bickering amongst themselves what was to be the essential
nature of the One True Function which could cleave a list in twain (or thrain,
or any required number of parts).
And thus came to pass the split package, comprising divers functions for
splitting a list asunder, each according to its nature. And the Supreme Council
had no longer any grounds for argument, for the favored method of each was
To get started, see the "Data.List.Split" module.