wadler at inf.ed.ac.uk
Wed Oct 19 11:23:52 CEST 2011
> Yes... not quite so well with the “by” variants. What would we say?
> then group initsBy by x
This problem occurs independent of group, does it not?
then sortBy by x
The solution is to rename
sort --> sortByDefault
sortBy --> sort
but that's hardly appealing. Might be better to live with the
problem. Any ideas?
> I don’t think we can steal “group” as a keyword -- it’s a function exported
> by Data.List, and I don’t think the benefit justifies the cost.
So you are saying you prefer "then group" to "group"?
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