Laws and partial values (was: [Haskell-cafe] mapM_ ->

roconnor at roconnor at
Sat Jan 24 22:01:00 EST 2009

On Sun, 25 Jan 2009, Lauri Alanko wrote:

> On Fri, Jan 23, 2009 at 08:10:38PM -0500, roconnor at wrote:
>> I'd like to argue that laws, such as monoid laws, do not apply to partial
>> values.  But I haven't thought my position through yet.
> Before you do, you may want to read "Fast and Loose Reasoning is
> Morally Correct":

This is very good.

Russell O'Connor                                      <>
``All talk about `theft,''' the general counsel of the American Graphophone
Company wrote, ``is the merest claptrap, for there exists no property in
ideas musical, literary or artistic, except as defined by statute.''

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