Mon, 7 May 2001 14:42:20 +0100
> Simon Marlow wrote:
> > Well, simply extending the Haskell syntax to allow
> > \ p11 .. p1n -> e1
> > ..
> > pm1 .. pmn -> em
> > (with appropriate layout) should be ok, but I haven't tried=20
> it. Guarded
> > right-hand-sides could be allowed too.
> Introducing layout after \ will break a lot of programs. For example,
> consider the way >>=3D is often formatted:
> f >>=3D \x ->
> g >>=3D \y ->
> I guess that's why Marcin suggested using a new keyword.
Ah yes, I forgot that lambda expressions are often used like that
(actually, I think that this use of the syntax is horrible, but that's