Removal candidates in patterns
lennart at augustsson.net
Thu Jan 26 19:13:16 EST 2006
Olaf Chitil wrote:
> I'd like to add one pattern to this list of removal candiates: k
> patterns, that is, numeric literals.
Wow! That's a mighty big thing to remove. For me personally that
would cause endless trouble. I use k patterns all the time.
(I'm happy to to see 'n+k' gone, because I never use them.)
I don't even know how I'd try to motivate why they were removed
to a casual Haskell user. "Some implementor was having trouble
with k patterns in some tool so they are gone now"? Huh?
Let's remove higher order functions too, they are tricky to
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