[Haskell-cafe] Looking for a paper

jaro.reinders at gmail.com jaro.reinders at gmail.com
Tue Apr 9 14:41:18 UTC 2019

I found it: https://www.cs.utexas.edu/~EWD/transcriptions/EWD13xx/EWD1300.html

On dinsdag 9 april 2019 16:00:11 CEST Michael Orlitzky wrote:
> Everyone knows that parentheses suck for function application.
> But I'm looking for a CS paper that argues that function application
> should have its own explicit syntax in a functional programming
> language. I believe, in the paper, that a dot "." was used, but this
> would be analogous to Haskell's "$" function, except that it would be
> made part of the language definition.
> I think it came up on this mailing list (where else would I have seen
> it?), and if anyone remembers the name or author I'd be grateful.
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