generalization of maybeToList
Nils Anders Danielsson
nad at chalmers.se
Wed Feb 15 10:36:25 CET 2012
On 2012-02-14 22:02, Brent Yorgey wrote:
> What is the "Fairbairn threshold"? I tried doing a Google search for
> it, and all I got was a bunch of messages from libraries at haskell.org
> (all of which only *referenced* it, without defining it).
I believe that the term refers to what Jón Fairbairn wrote in the
Names for small functions: just say no... Re: Data.List.join
Ross Paterson seems to have coined the term later the same day in a
message to the same mailing list:
proposed addition to System.IO
For those following the list at the time it should have been obvious
what the term referred to.
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