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

Wolfgang Jeltsch g9ks157k at acme.softbase.org
Mon Jul 16 20:26:31 CEST 2012

Am Freitag, den 13.07.2012, 13:40 +0100 schrieb Ross Paterson:
> Remember that there is a \ in arrow notation in addition to proc.
> So one might expect any abbreviation for \x -> case x of {...}
> to mean the same \ thing in arrow notation too.

I completely agree. I had forgotten about the \ in arrow notation.

> If the abbreviation contained no \, there would be no way to replace
> it with a proc.

Exactly. It seems, however, that it has finally been decided to use the
syntax with \case, so all looks good so far. :-)

Best wishes,
Wolfgang