more flexible partial application
dinko.tenev at gmail.com
Tue Jan 24 03:53:19 EST 2006
I created a feature request for this while GHC was still on SF, it has
propagated to trac and can be seen here:
On 1/23/06, Sebastian Sylvan <sebastian.sylvan at gmail.com> wrote:
> Are there any subtle reasons for why something like the following
> couldn't be allowed?
> > foo x y z w = ...
> > bar x w = foo x _ _ w
> I.e. a more flexible version of partial application. This would be
> translated too
> > bar x w = \y z -> foo x y z w
> I.e a function which takes the "_" parameters in the same order they
> were encountered in the function application.
> Some other languages allow this, such as Nemerle. Quite handy.
> Sebastian Sylvan
> UIN: 44640862
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