[Haskell-cafe] Point-free style (Was: Things to avoid)

Bernard Pope bjpop at cs.mu.OZ.AU
Wed Feb 16 18:30:18 EST 2005

On Mon, 2005-02-14 at 15:56 +0000, Simon Marlow wrote:
> I don't think a general "things to avoid" section should be advocating
> not naming things... in fact I would advocate the reverse.  Name as many
> things as possible, at least until you have a good feel for how much
> point-freeness is going to result in code that you can read again in 6
> months time.

Another reason to name more things is that it can make debugging easier,
especially in something like buddha where it tells you:

   name args => result

Also, avoiding excessive higher-order code can make debugging easier


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