[Haskell-beginners] mayBe stuck
aditya.siram at gmail.com
Fri Aug 6 08:52:06 EDT 2010
Doesn't the -Wall flag pick that up?
On 8/6/10, Colin Paul Adams <colin at colina.demon.co.uk> wrote:
>>>>>> "Brent" == Brent Yorgey <byorgey at seas.upenn.edu> writes:
> >> Since Haskell allows programming with partial functions, you
> >> always have this burden at present.
> Brent> Yes. But that doesn't mean there isn't value in the
> Brent> discipline of avoiding them. The burden of making sure you
> Brent> never use fromJust (or head, or ...) is much lighter than the
> Brent> burden of proving that every such use is safe.
> The burden is knowing whether or not a function is partial. It's that or
> ... that is the problem. This isn't flagged anywhere.
> Colin Adams
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