[Haskell-cafe] Language complexity & beginners (Was: New type of ($) operator in GHC 8.0 is problematic)

Rustom Mody rustompmody at gmail.com
Mon Feb 8 13:02:08 UTC 2016

On Mon, Feb 8, 2016 at 4:53 AM, wren romano <wren at community.haskell.org>

> I'm curious...
> Ultimately, ($) is just a name for what is otherwise unnameable: the
> whitespace which means application. However, application whitespace is
> a bit funny since…
A view from the other side:
1. Delete the unnameable
2. First-class application (its not called '$' but '.' -- a minor
3. Remove all specialness of it


With justifications here: http://www.the-magus.in/Publications/ewd.pdf
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