[Haskell-cafe] Re: Why is Day and Month bounded?
holmisen at gmail.com
Sat Jul 15 07:07:54 EDT 2006
2006/7/14, David House <dmhouse at gmail.com>:
> On 14/07/06, Johan Holmquist <holmisen at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > You mean [Monday, Tuesday ... Sunday, Monday] ?
> > Actually not. No repetitions.
> That seems like a very bad idea. '..' normally means 'inclusive',
> breaking those semantics would be a very weird thing to do, and breaks
> the principle of least surprise.
Good point. When I think about it [Monday .. Monday] should probably
not return the same as [Tuesday .. Monday].
(Ofcourse a new class would not permit the use of the [X .. Y]
notation if not added to the language somehow.)
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