[Haskell-cafe] Re: Changing type of 'when'

Maurí­cio briqueabraque at yahoo.com
Wed Jan 28 10:10:12 EST 2009

>> ? It is easy for 'when' to ignore the result
>> of the first computation, and this would not
>> break existing code, and also save a lot of
>>  >> return ()s.
> As Neil Mitchell pointed out[1], ignoring results implicitly may 
> indicate an error. Perhaps it's cleaner to define
> ignore m = m >> return ()

But isn't exactly that the behavior of (>>)?

Anyway, I like the 'ignore' idea.


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