[Haskell-cafe] About ($)

Graham Klyne GK at ninebynine.org
Sun Jun 5 05:11:21 EDT 2005

At 20:53 02/06/05 +0200, Frank-Andre Riess wrote:
>So, well, my first question on this list is admittedly somewhat simple, but I
>managed to delay it long enough and now I think I should ask about it: Does
>($) have any relevance at all except for being a somewhat handier version of

In addition to the other responses, I add this:

The section expression ($v) -- for some value v appropriate appropriate to 
the source code context -- is sometimes very useful.

(I think the other feature -- lower precedence of $ w.r.t normal function 
application -- is covered by your question.)


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