Ian Lynagh igloo at
Wed Feb 8 13:28:51 EST 2006

On Wed, Feb 08, 2006 at 06:01:15PM +0000, Ben Rudiak-Gould wrote:
> Well, I took it as a stripped-down example. I've often wished for a 
> nonrecursive let in Haskell so that I could write let x = ...x... in ..., 
> and restricting x's interface would be similarly useful. But you could 
> argue that I should break out my pipeline stages into separate functions 
> and compose them, and I suppose you'd probably be right.

I would argue that the language should discourage variable shadowing, so
that shadow warnings can be used to find bugs.


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