[Haskell-cafe] Parse text difficulty
robdockins at fastmail.fm
Thu Dec 9 10:36:01 EST 2004
Ketil Malde wrote:
> Robert Dockins <robdockins at fastmail.fm> writes:
>> > And I thought that most programmers used "zipWith", which has to be
>> > prefix.
>>[1..5] `zipWith (+)` [7..]
> You don't have a computer at your end of the internet? :-)
Yes, but I'm at work, and I try to limit the amount of time I spend on
my hobbies while on the clock; thus I have not haskell
compilers/interpreters here because otherwise I'd spend all of my time
playing around with haskell instead of doing what I'm supposed to ;-)
Haskell is a lot more fun than Java.
> Prelude> [1..5] `zipWith (+)` [7..]
> <interactive>:1: parse error on input `('
> Prelude> let zwp = zipWith (+) in [1..5] `zwp` [7..]
I thought that might be the case.
To the haskell gods: is there a technical reason for this or did it
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