Functional programming in Python

Ketil Malde
29 May 2001 22:44:38 +0200

Jerzy Karczmarczuk <> writes:

>> BTW, before I knew Haskell I exprimented with a syntax in which 'x f'
>> is the application of 'f' to 'x', and 'x f g' means '(x f) g'. 

> Hmmm. An experimental syntax, you say...
> Oh, say, you reinvented FORTH?

        x f g
in a Forth'ish machine mean
        g(f,x)   -- using "standard" math notation, for a change
rather than

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