Edward Kmett ekmett at gmail.com
Fri Jul 12 04:35:36 CEST 2013

```Lens even supplies this as (&)

On Thu, Jul 11, 2013 at 5:18 PM, Andreas Abel <andreas.abel at ifi.lmu.de>wrote:

> I can do this without extra indentation:
>
>   (|>) = flip (\$)
>
>   f = 5 |> \ x ->
>       6 |> \ y ->
>       x + y
>
> Non-recursive let is as superfluous as the do-notation.
>
>
> On 11.07.2013 17:40, Carter Schonwald wrote:
>
>> Yup. Nested cases *are* non recursive lets.
>>
>> (Can't believe I forgot about that )
>>
>> On Thursday, July 11, 2013, Edward Kmett wrote:
>>
>>     On Wed, Jul 10, 2013 at 3:47 AM, <oleg at okmij.org <javascript:_e({},
>>
>>     'cvml', 'oleg at okmij.org');>> wrote:
>>
>>
>>         Jon Fairbairn wrote:
>>          > It just changes forgetting to use different variable names
>>         because of
>>          > recursion (which is currently uniform throughout the language)
>> to
>>          > forgetting to use non recursive let instead of let.
>>
>>         Let me bring to the record the message I just wrote on
>>
>>         and repeat the example:
>>
>>         In OCaml, I can (and often do) write
>>
>>                  let (x,s) = foo 1 [] in
>>                  let (y,s) = bar x s in
>>                  let (z,s) = baz x y s in ...
>>
>>         In Haskell I'll have to uniquely number the s's:
>>
>>                  let (x,s1)  = foo 1 [] in
>>                  let (y,s2)  = bar x s1 in
>>                  let (z,s3)  = baz x y s2 in ...
>>
>>         and re-number them if I insert a new statement.
>>
>>
>>     blah = case foo 1 [] of
>>        (x, s) -> case bar x s of
>>           (y, s) -> case baz x y s of
>>             (z, s) -> ...
>>
>>     -Edward
>>
>>
>>
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>>
>>
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