What are some techniques I might use to consistently refactor code removing the reliance on existential types? Typically these are used to disqualify undesired constructions of your type as well as to allow consumption with a minimal of knowledge about the given type (or so is my understanding).
Has anyone come up with a simple consistent way to remove reliance on these in code which still maintains some of the benefits? Or at least any ways of slipping in an abstraction that allows their removal without requiring significant code churn to cope with the alteration?
You can read more about existential types here ("if you dare..").