Josef Svenningsson josef.svenningsson at
Sat Oct 21 09:41:34 EDT 2006

On 10/21/06, Donald Bruce Stewart <dons at> wrote:
> josef.svenningsson:
> > I find that every time I use intersperse I also concat the result. And
> > it seems that I'm not alone:
> >
> > A clear majority of all the uses of intersperse also use concat on the
> > result. I think it seems worthwhile to give a name to that idiom.
> Oh, that's a nice trick for working out apis. Good idea!

> > The name 'join' was taken from Data.ByteString, where a similar function
> > exists.
> Seems reasonable.  Want to submit a darcs patch, and maybe a quickcheck
> property or two?
Well, I do have commit rights myself so I can apply whatever we agree
on. Or did you mean that it would be nice with some public scrutiny of
the patch?

Where would the quickcheck properties go, btw?



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