[Haskell-cafe] Parse text difficulty

Jan-Willem Maessen - Sun Labs East Janwillem.Maessen at Sun.COM
Thu Dec 9 10:02:39 EST 2004

Keith Wansbrough wrote:
> zip stops when it reaches the end of the shorter list, so you can just say
>   zip [1 ..] lines
> In fact, most programmers use the infix version of zip, like this:
>   [1..] `zip` lines
> which is nicely readable.  (any function can be turned into an infix by surrounding it in `backticks`).

And I thought that most programmers used "zipWith", which has to be

Proving that I so rarely want lists of pairs,

-Jan-Willem Maessen

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