[Haskell-cafe] YAWQ (Yet Another Wash Question)

John Goerzen jgoerzen at complete.org
Thu Feb 24 13:57:08 EST 2005

On Thu, Feb 24, 2005 at 05:53:29PM +0000, Jules Bean wrote:
> >>Well, how could this possibly work (that is, how could 'x' be visible
> >>at the point of submission)? If you go down the 'else' branch, what
> >>value should x have?
> >
> >I'm assuming I would have two different calls to submit, one for the
> >case where cond is true (that includes x), and one for the case where
> >cond is false (that omits it).
> Well saying that makes me think that the submit itself should be in the 
> branches of the if ... then ... else ...

Possible, but ugly.  I have about 50 lines of code that has to go
in-between, so I'd be duplicating it.  And, if I tried to make it into
just another function, I'd have the same problem, I believe (scoping)

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