# [Haskell-cafe] Call to arms: lambda-case is stuck and needs your help

Gábor Lehel illissius at gmail.com
Sat Jul 14 03:12:45 CEST 2012

```On Thu, Jul 12, 2012 at 7:38 PM, Cale Gibbard <cgibbard at gmail.com> wrote:
> Personally I don't see why everyone appears to prefer the syntax with
> \ in it over just the obvious case section syntax which was originally
> proposed.
>
> case of { ... }
>
> looks much better to me than
>
> \case of { ... }
>
> and the former makes sense to me as a simple extension of operator
> sections to another part of the syntax.
>
> Does anyone else agree?
>

I also completely agree, but I don't want my opinion to get in the way
of progress.

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