[Proposal] add view function for NPlusKPatterns

Stijn van Drongelen rhymoid at gmail.com
Mon Sep 30 15:01:09 UTC 2013

On Mon, Sep 30, 2013 at 5:00 PM, Henning Thielemann <
schlepptop at henning-thielemann.de> wrote:

> Am 30.09.2013 16:56, schrieb David Luposchainsky:
>> On 2013-09-30 16:37, Stijn van Drongelen wrote:
>>> I'm working on a desugaring library for Haskell. Desugaring
>>> NPlusKPatterns currently takes up the most code, since a proper
>>> translation involves generating two guards. Meanwhile, most other
>>> pattern-related language extensions are defined in terms of
>>> ViewPatterns, which are trivial to desugar.
>>> In my laziness to fix this otherwise, I propose that the following
>>> function is added to the Prelude: [...]
>> 4. "My laziness" and golfing are not very good bases for a proposal.
> Stijn, you might add the utility function to a custom library that is
> bundled with your preprocessor.

I immediately regret my decision of mailing this proposal to libraries at .
You're right :)
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