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This can be a table with formal and informal ways of saying various operators and code snippets such as
 
This can be a table with formal and informal ways of saying various operators and code snippets such as
   
<hask> -> </hask> maps to, to
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{|
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! Symbol
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! Pronounciation
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|-
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| <hask> -> </hask>
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| maps to, to
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|-
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| <hask> -< </hask>
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|
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|-
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| <hask> = </hask>
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| is
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|-
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| <hask> == </hask>
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| equals
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|-
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| <hask> => </hask>
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| is a witness for, implies
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|-
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| <hask> . </hask>
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| dot (could be used anywhere, but especially in, for example, Data.Char.ord), ring, compose (for example, negate . (+1)), (silent) (for example, forall a. (Num a) => a)
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|-
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| <hask> <- </hask>
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| drawn from, from
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|-
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| <hask> ++ </hask>
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| append
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|-
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| <hask> >>= </hask>
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| bind
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|-
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| <hask> >> </hask>
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| then
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|-
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| <hask> \ </hask>
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| lambda
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|}
   
<hask> -< </hask>
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{|
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! Example
<hask> = </hask> equals
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! Pronounciation
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|-
<hask> => </hask> is a witness for, implies
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| <hask>f :: Int -> Int</hask>
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| f has type Int to Int
<hask> . </hask> dot (could be used anywhere, but especially in, for example, Data.Char.ord), ring, compose (for example, negate . (+1)), (silent) (for example, forall a. (Num a) => a)
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|}
 
<hask> <- </hask> drawn from, from
 
 
<hask> ++ </hask> append
 
 
<hask> +++ </hask>
 
 
<hask> >>= </hask> bind
 
 
<hask> >> </hask>
 
 
<hask>f :: Int -> Int</hask> f has type Int to Int
 
 
<hask> \ </hask> lambda
 
   
 
should we add informal, possibly bad suggestions like "then", "is", "gets"?
 
should we add informal, possibly bad suggestions like "then", "is", "gets"?

Revision as of 18:39, 8 January 2008

Some notes for beginners on how to pronounce those strange Haskell operators etc.

This is just a rough start to this page. Obviously needs more work.

This can be a table with formal and informal ways of saying various operators and code snippets such as

Symbol Pronounciation
 ->
maps to, to
 -<
 =
is
 ==
equals
 =>
is a witness for, implies
 .
dot (could be used anywhere, but especially in, for example, Data.Char.ord), ring, compose (for example, negate . (+1)), (silent) (for example, forall a. (Num a) => a)
 <-
drawn from, from
 ++
append
 >>=
bind
 >>
then
 \
lambda
Example Pronounciation
f :: Int -> Int
f has type Int to Int

should we add informal, possibly bad suggestions like "then", "is", "gets"?