[Haskell-cafe] Re: sections of noncommutative operators

Brian Hulley brianh at metamilk.com
Sat Sep 9 14:35:35 EDT 2006

Michael Shulman wrote:
> On 09 Sep 2006 11:17:52 +0100, Jón Fairbairn
> <jon.fairbairn at cl.cam.ac.uk> wrote:
>> Right about the start of the design of Haskell, I proposed
>> the rule "parentheses should only be used for grouping".
> I think I would have liked that rule.  Are parentheses currently used
> for anything else besides grouping and sections?

Yes: tuples, contexts, set of classes to derive from in a deriving clause, 
module export list, import directives.

Regards, Brian.
Logic empowers us and Love gives us purpose.
Yet still phantoms restless for eras long past,
congealed in the present in unthought forms,
strive mightily unseen to destroy us.


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