[Haskell-beginners] Why is the the transpose function in Data.List more complicated?
kc1956 at gmail.com
Sat Aug 4 01:34:41 CEST 2012
Transpose in Data.List is the following:
transpose :: [[a]] -> [[a]]
transpose  = 
transpose ( : xss) = transpose xss
transpose ((x:xs) : xss) = (x : [h | (h:_) <- xss]) : transpose (xs :
[ t | (_:t) <- xss])
Yet this seems to work.
transp :: [[b]] -> [[b]]
transp (:_) = 
transp rows = map head rows : transp (map tail rows)
Why is the the transpose function in Data.List more complicated?
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