[Haskell-cafe] Re: Adding an ignore function to Control.Monad

Stephan Friedrichs deduktionstheorem at web.de
Sat Jul 11 04:25:39 EDT 2009

Johan Tibell wrote:
> [...]
> I also think void is clearer than ignore.

So do I. Another point is, that it's familiar from other languages; a
function "void f(...)" doesn't return anything but may have an effect on
the environment.



Früher hieß es ja: Ich denke, also bin ich.
Heute weiß man: Es geht auch so.

 - Dieter Nuhr

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