[Haskell-cafe] Re: Line noise

Stefan Monnier monnier at iro.umontreal.ca
Wed Sep 24 12:06:39 EDT 2008

> I believe this was voiced as an SML issue more than an OCaml issue, though
> honestly I don't know enough of the differences to distinguish them. Before
> I mentioned that function/prefix application always binds tighter than
> operator/infix application, he was using many redundant parentheses, thanks
> to defensive programming against whichever dialect was at fault.

It was apparently a programmer issue rather than a language issue: SML's
precedence rules are pretty much identical to Haskell's in this regard.


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