[Haskell-cafe] Please allow beginners to vocalize code. >>= :: -> &&& <- -<

Wolfgang Jeltsch g9ks157k at acme.softbase.org
Tue Jan 8 16:41:41 EST 2008

Am Dienstag, 8. Januar 2008 21:36 schrieb Richard Kelsall:
> Now supposing you were on the phone to a Haskell programmer and you
> wanted to say this
> f :: Int -> Int
> I imagine you might say "f maps Int to Int" or "function f has type
> Int to Int". Both symbols have been translated directly to words. Nobody
> would say "f, colon colon, Int, dash greater than, Int".

I would say: “f double-colon Int arrow Int”.

Best wishes,

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