[Haskell-cafe] GHC Extension Proposal: ArgumentBlock

Amos Robinson amos.robinson at gmail.com
Sun Sep 6 18:17:12 UTC 2015

If you made tooling aware of ($) would you need to check that it is
importing the Prelude version and not another one? Not that I'm suggesting
that having a different implementation would be sensible.

This seems rather good to me. It seems sensible and I don't really see the
On Sun, 6 Sep 2015 at 11:11 Tom Ellis <
tom-lists-haskell-cafe-2013 at jaguarpaw.co.uk> wrote:

> On Sun, Sep 06, 2015 at 06:03:00PM +0000, Oliver Charles wrote:
> > I mean that people us $ for purely syntactical purposes. If an editor is
> > going to make refactorings and retain a certain sense of style, then the
> > tool needs to know that $ is sometimes to be used. The refactoring (or
> > otherwise) tool now has to be aware of the syntax of Haskell and special
> > symbols in the Prelude.
> It seems unlikely that making the tool aware of ($) is much more (or less)
> difficult than making it aware of when it can omit brackets from a
> multiline
> do, lambda etc.
> _______________________________________________
> Haskell-Cafe mailing list
> Haskell-Cafe at haskell.org
> http://mail.haskell.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/haskell-cafe
-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
URL: <http://mail.haskell.org/pipermail/haskell-cafe/attachments/20150906/b7f4a51b/attachment.html>

More information about the Haskell-Cafe mailing list