[Haskell-cafe] Very crazy

Andrew Coppin andrewcoppin at btinternet.com
Tue Sep 25 05:48:34 EDT 2007

Dougal Stanton wrote:
> In this instance I would suggest:
> (1) Text.Printf

You've got to be kidding... I went to all the trouble of learning a 
"scary logic programming language [sic]" just to avoid that damned 
printf() function! :-/

> (2) Pull out some of those things into separate functions with
> where/let clauses.
> If it's a matrix you should probably have something like
>> showMatrix = concatMap showRow
> Since you'll be applying the same procedures to each line of digits.

Well, actually more like

  show_matrix = concat . zipWith show_row [1..]

but yeah, this would probably simplify things somewhat.

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