Adding an ignore function to Control.Monad
ganesh.sittampalam at credit-suisse.com
Thu Jun 11 18:21:54 EDT 2009
John Meacham wrote:
> And here I always get annoyed by types that specify '()' explicitly
> when a universally quantified type will do. (`when` and `unless` are
> particularly offensive in this regard). Forcing idioms to be more
> verbose than necessary obscures intent.
> Do we have any data that accidentally ignoring return values is a
> problem in practice?
On the flip side, could you give some examples where ignoring return
values is useful and natural?
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