# [Haskell-cafe] Call to arms: lambda-case is stuck and needs your help

Chris Smith cdsmith at gmail.com
Sat Jul 7 02:40:51 CEST 2012

Whoops, my earlier answer forgot to copy mailing lists... I would love to
see \of, but I really don't think this is important enough to make case
sometimes introduce layout and other times not.  If it's going to obfuscate
the lexical syntax like that, I'd rather just stick with \x->case x of.
On Jul 6, 2012 3:15 PM, "Strake" <strake888 at gmail.com> wrote:

> On 05/07/2012, Mikhail Vorozhtsov <mikhail.vorozhtsov at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hi.
> >
> > After 21 months of occasional arguing the lambda-case proposal(s) is in
> > danger of being buried under its own trac ticket comments. We need fresh
> > blood to finally reach an agreement on the syntax. Read the wiki
> > page[1], take a look at the ticket[2], vote and comment on the proposals!
> >
>
> +1 for "\ of" multi-clause lambdas
>
> It looks like binding "of" to me, which it ain't, but it is nicely brief...
>
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