[Haskell-cafe] Arrows: definition of pure & arr

Peter Verswyvelen bf3 at telenet.be
Tue Feb 19 13:37:18 EST 2008

Exactly. And that must be one of the reasons the Java designers said 
"no" to operator overloading? That kind of programmers just don't like 
operators I guess. But we do :-)  Although I would prefer nice math 
symbols and layout instead of the :~> ASCII art.

Thielemann wrote:
> On Tue, 19 Feb 2008, Peter Verswyvelen wrote:
>> But when I show typical Haskell code to object-oriented friends of mine,
>> they get scared because it looks like math, with all the symbols and
>> short names.
> They will feel like a C programmer looking at C++ code, wondering how the
> heck an output stream can be left shifted by a number using << .  :-)

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