Call to arms: lambda-case is stuck and needs your help

Twan van Laarhoven twanvl at
Mon Jul 9 16:52:13 CEST 2012

On 09/07/12 14:44, Simon Marlow wrote:
> I now think '\' is too quiet to introduce a new layout context.  The pressing
> need is really for a combination of '\' and 'case', that is single-argument so
> that we don't have to write parentheses.  I think '\case' does the job
> perfectly.  If you want a multi-clause multi-argument function, then give it a
> name.

There is an advantage here for "\of" in favor of "\case", namely that "of" 
already introduces layout, while "case" does not.


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