[Haskell-cafe] Re: Field names

Brandon S. Allbery KF8NH allbery at ece.cmu.edu
Wed Sep 10 11:54:43 EDT 2008

On 2008 Sep 10, at 8:53, Bulat Ziganshin wrote:
> Wednesday, September 10, 2008, 4:07:41 PM, you wrote:
>> Do you have any reference for that use of infixing
>> constructors by start their name with ':'? That's
>> interesting, and I didn't know about it.
> really? ;)
> sum (x:xs) = x + sum xs
> sum []     = 0

I think that only counts as the origin of the idea; isn't :-prefixed  
infix constructors a ghc-ism?


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electrical and computer engineering, carnegie mellon university    KF8NH

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