[Haskell-cafe] Re: nested maybes

Udo Stenzel u.stenzel at web.de
Tue Feb 6 02:29:38 EST 2007

Benjamin Franksen wrote:
> Udo Stenzel wrote:
> > Sure, you're right, everything flowing in the same direction is usually
> > nicer, and in central Europe, that order is from the left to the right.
> > What a shame that the Haskell gods chose to give the arguments to (.)
> > and ($) the wrong order!
> But then application is in the wrong order, too. Do you really want to write
> (x f) for f applied to x?

No, doesn't follow.  Unix pipes also read from left to right, even
though programs receive their arguments to the right of the program
namen, and that feels totally natural.

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