[Haskell-cafe] definition of the term "combinator"
johnw at fpcomplete.com
Sat Aug 24 07:37:14 CEST 2013
>>>>> Jason Dagit <dagitj at gmail.com> writes:
> Where can I find a formal and precise definition of the term
A function that uses nothing but its arguments.
> as a term used by the Haskell community to describe "something"?
I find that Haskellers often use combinator to mean "a function that makes new
functions out of other functions", which it can often do as a pure combinator,
but isn't always a combinator per se.
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