[Haskell-cafe] let vs. where

John Lato jwlato at gmail.com
Tue Nov 13 15:55:54 EST 2007

I'd like to thank Henning for pointing out the wiki page, which
describes one consequence I hadn't considered.  I knew I couldn't have
been the first person to have this question, but I somehow missed it
before.  I agree with Neil, though, that it doesn't seem very neutral.

On Nov 13, 2007 1:58 PM, Neil Mitchell <ndmitchell at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi
> > This depends on whether you are an "expression style" or "declaration
> > style" programmer.
> >   http://www.haskell.org/haskellwiki/Declaration_vs._expression_style
> >   http://www.haskell.org/haskellwiki/Let_vs._Where
> Reading the let vs where page I'm left with the strong impression that
> I should use let everywhere. I know that's not true, and in fact I
> much prefer where. Can we put a Wikipedia style "NPOV" (neutral point
> of view) tag on that page? Or can someone do some editing?
> Thanks
> Neil

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