[Haskell-beginners] Offside rule for function arguments?
Brandon S Allbery KF8NH
allbery at ece.cmu.edu
Mon Aug 23 15:02:50 EDT 2010
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On 8/23/10 14:56 , Isaac Dupree wrote:
> On 08/23/10 02:33, John Smith wrote:
>> Why doesn't Haskell allow something like this?
>> fac 0 = 0
>> 1 = 1
>> x = x * fac (x-1)
>> This would be clearer than repeating the function name each time, and
>> follow the same pattern as guards and case.
> Layout is detected and parsed when and only when it is preceded by 'where',
> 'let', 'do', or 'of'. So Haskell would have to have some such keyword to
I think the next question is "so how do guards work?"
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