[Haskell-cafe] Newbie: Applying Unknown Number Arguments to A Partial Function

Shiqi Cao shiqicao at gmail.com
Thu May 18 22:39:17 EDT 2006

You can't do this in Haskell, if you try to type the function
carefully, you'll know the reason.

On 5/18/06, Aditya Siram <aditya_siram at hotmail.com> wrote:
> I am trying to write a function 'applyArguments' which takes a function and
> a list and recursively uses element each in the list as an argument to the
> function. I want to do this for any function taking any number of arguments.
> applyArgument f (arg) = f arg
> applyArgument f (arg:args) = applyArgument (f arg) args
> This has failed in Hugs, so my question is: Can I conceptually do this? If
> so, what is the type signature of this function?
> Deech
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