more flexible partial application
dinko.tenev at gmail.com
Wed Jan 25 07:40:16 EST 2006
On 1/25/06, Jeffrey Yasskin <jyasskin at google.com> wrote:
> I think it's a neat feature, but:
> Using _ seems to conflict with a Jhc extension in which "Using
> underscore in an expression expands to bottom with an error message
> giving the current file and line number."
For one thing, JHC clearly goes beyond Haskell '98 here, and for
another, it clearly has no point using syntax where a reserved word
would do just fine.
> Scheme has a similar feature called (cut) documented at
> http://srfi.schemers.org/srfi-26/srfi-26.html. I haven't read the
> SRFI, but it would make sense to incorporate their experience in any
> new feature for Haskell.
For what I understand from the document, their experience suggests
that it is a useful feature, if anything :)
> Jeffrey Yasskin
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