[Haskell-beginners] Meaning of variable'

Erik de Castro Lopo mle+cl at mega-nerd.com
Sun Jan 4 00:58:35 EST 2009

Brandon S. Allbery KF8NH wrote:

> By convention it signals a variant of the function without the tick.   
> Semantically it doesn't mean anything special; you can use ' in an  
> identifier as long as it's not the first character.

Thanks Brandon. Thats what I guessed but I couldn't find a good
google search term to confirm that.

Erik de Castro Lopo
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Otherwise, find someone who is standing closer to Douglas Hofstadter;
then ask him or her what recursion is."
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