small extension to `...` notation

Bulat Ziganshin bulat.ziganshin at
Thu Mar 9 02:59:09 EST 2006

Hello Doaitse,

Thursday, March 9, 2006, 12:01:37 AM, you wrote:
DS>   xs `zipWith (+)` ys

i had the same desire several times

> Possibly `(<expr>)` ?

it will be non-readable. it is better to just prohibit using of
backquotes inside backquotes. and fixity can be fixed at 0, imho.

at least, my cases was just when i want to use two words inside
backquotes instead of just one. and fixity should be 0 because such
expression with space inside it should have a small priority because
parts of expression "too distant" from each other

(btw, i had (not serious) proposal to raise priority of operations if
there is no spaces around it, so that the following:

x:xs ++ y:ys

translates to


in full accordance with natural reading)

Best regards,
 Bulat                            mailto:Bulat.Ziganshin at

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