"interact" behaves oddly if used interactively

Nicholas Nethercote njn25 at cam.ac.uk
Thu Oct 2 12:57:45 EDT 2003

On Thu, 2 Oct 2003, Nicholas Nethercote wrote:

> I appreciate the prefer-users'-ease-over-compiler-writers' idea.  For
> example, syntactic sugar can be a great thing.  But I think there's a
> point where it becomes too much.  Haskell has arguably passed that point.

Sorry, this was ambiguous;  when I say "where it becomes too much", the
"it" refers *not* to syntactic sugar, but to the idea of preferring users
to compiler writers.


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