[Haskell-cafe] Re: What's the deal with Clean?
ketil at malde.org
Sun Nov 8 03:36:42 EST 2009
L Spice <jadenb1729 at yahoo.com> writes:
>> Doaitse Swierstra wrote:
>>>One of this differences between Haskell and Clean I did not see mentioned in
>>> this discussion is that Clean does not allow so-called partial
>>> parametrisation. I.e. all function calls have to be fully saturated
>> I don't understand what you mean. Can you give an example ?
> I think the idea was that Clean doesn't support a syntax like "map
This terminology is new to me, I would normally call that "partial
application". Googling "partial parametrization" gives me some papers¹
that appear to use this term as a synonym.
I'm surprised that (if) Clean doesn't support it.
If I haven't seen further, it is by standing in the footprints of giants
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