[Haskell-cafe] Why are && and || right-associative?
jon.fairbairn at cl.cam.ac.uk
Fri Apr 12 09:08:04 UTC 2019
David Feuer <david.feuer at gmail.com> writes:
> I don't know the historical answer, but I think it's because the true
> fixity can't be expressed in Haskell.
No, the historical answer is that with lazy evaluation the
shortcutting happens in the expected order. We did think about
Jón Fairbairn Jon.Fairbairn at cl.cam.ac.uk
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