[Haskell] Views in Haskell

Philippa Cowderoy flippa at flippac.org
Fri Jan 26 13:12:09 EST 2007

On Fri, 26 Jan 2007, Malcolm Wallace wrote:

> Me too.  It is a nice observation of a particular point in the design
> space, but it is so similar to pattern guards that I would not want to
> have both in the language.  Pattern guards win for me, because there is
> no implicit Maybe, and computation sharing is explicit.

I'm tempted to suggest this may be akin to issues like let vs where or 
patterns in bindings vs explicit lambdas - examples where having both adds 
human-expressibility to the language.

flippa at flippac.org

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