[Haskell-cafe] Maybe a, The Rationale
Brandon S. Allbery KF8NH
allbery at ece.cmu.edu
Sat May 10 21:27:53 EDT 2008
On 2008 May 10, at 20:41, Philip Weaver wrote:
> On Sat, May 10, 2008 at 3:10 PM, PR Stanley <prstanley at ntlworld.com>
>>> Um, I was encountering and recognizing times when I really needed an
>>> out-of-band "null", and the pain of representing such in C, shortly
>>> after I started serious programming in C (call it 1984-5). Is this
>>> really difficult?
>> Paul: Hmm, I'm not quite sure what you're driving at.
> Me neither.
Null pointers, EOF markers, didn't find specified key in some tree, etc.
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