[Haskell-cafe] What is the point of the 'What the bleep' names in haskell?

Wolfgang Jeltsch g9ks157k at acme.softbase.org
Fri Jul 17 16:20:39 EDT 2009

Am Freitag, 17. Juli 2009 21:06 schrieb Daryoush Mehrtash:
> Why do Haskell programmers (and libraries) name their function like "<@<"
> or "###"?    Why not use a more descriptive label for functions?

It’s for the same reason that mathematicians say 2 + 3 instead of plus(2,3): 
it’s more readable at times. :-) 

Best wishes,

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