= vs ->

Mark Carroll mark@chaos.x-philes.com
Tue, 9 Oct 2001 14:55:38 -0400 (EDT)

What is the rationale for when Haskell demands a "=" and when it demands 
a "->"? Ideas that occur to me are:

(a) The distinction helps the parser a lot

(b) There's a semantic difference that the language's grammar is trying 
    to express that isn't obvious to me

-- Mark