[Haskell-cafe] Please allow beginners to vocalize code. >>= ::
-> &&& <- -<
r.kelsall at millstream.com
Tue Jan 8 12:14:39 EST 2008
Henning Thielemann wrote:
> On Tue, 8 Jan 2008, Richard Kelsall wrote:
> '>>=' is spoken "bind"
>> On a related note, if there isn't already, it would be nice to have a
>> page in the wiki that gives good ways of vocalizing the operators and
>> vocalizing them in simple code snippets. I might get round to doing
>> this sometime, maybe just a table something like this :
> Got idea, please go ahead! I suggest categories "Style" or "Syntax".
>> Operator Formal Informal
>> -------- ------ --------
>> :: has type
>> -> maps to to
>> f :: Int -> Int f has type Int to Int
> Is a symbol-by-symbol translation sensible? What about "f maps from Int to
> Int", "plus maps Int to a function, which maps Int to Int"
Thank you. I've put a primitive page up here
under category syntax. Obviously it needs more work, but maybe it
will act as a bit of grit in the oyster.
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