[Haskell-cafe] GHC Extension Proposal: ArgumentBlock

Tom Ellis tom-lists-haskell-cafe-2013 at jaguarpaw.co.uk
Sun Sep 6 12:45:47 UTC 2015

On Sun, Sep 06, 2015 at 12:34:55PM +0000, Oliver Charles wrote:
> People saying "it just saves a character" seems to have completely missed
> my point and source code readability/refactoring options from a tool's
> perspective. It does more than save a character.

Let's look at it from the opposite direction.  If "ArgumentBlock" were
already the default then we could remove complexity from the grammar for the
cost of a single character.  That sounds like a great tradeoff to me, and is
the reason I can't support ArgumentBlock.


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