Proposal #3339: Add (+>) as a synonym for mappend
nicolas.pouillard at gmail.com
Thu Sep 17 18:36:53 EDT 2009
Excerpts from Edward Kmett's message of Fri Sep 18 00:11:12 +0200 2009:
> I also really like <>.
I'm also in favor of <>
> On Thu, Sep 17, 2009 at 4:52 PM, Samuel Bronson <naesten at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On Thu, Sep 17, 2009 at 9:37 AM, Ross Paterson <ross at soi.city.ac.uk>
> > wrote:
> > > This proposal seems to have got stuck. Everyone wants an infix operator,
> > > but we can't agree what it should be.
> > >
> > > I prefer using a new operator instead of generalizing ++ (or +, *, &&
> > > or ||), because I think that a monoid operation is so abstract that it
> > > needs a name that doesn't suggest one of the special cases. (I like <>)
> > I agree. <> really seems to fit well, even if it *does* reinforce the
> > idea that Monoid is for gluing things together -- which, you know, it
> > really is rather good for.
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