[Haskell-cafe] List of nitpicks

Alex Belanger i.caught.air at gmail.com
Thu Aug 20 06:07:29 UTC 2015

I like the idea.

Is the source mendatory though?

I'm personally annoyed by the (-) usage for negative integer literals and
partial functions in Prelude (head, etc).

On Aug 20, 2015 1:30 AM, "William Yager" <will.yager at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hello all,
> Inspired by the recent thread re. modifying data/type/newtype syntax, I've
> made a wiki article dedicated to Haskell-related nitpicks. I've added a few
> entries; one from the thread I just mentioned, and a classic from way back
> in the 90s (map vs fmap).
> https://wiki.haskell.org/Nitpicks
> Hopefully, this page will help us keep track of what people are annoyed
> about (especially people who aren't already inured to the quirks of
> Haskell) as well as give us inspiration for future proposals.
> Cheers,
> Will
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