[Haskell-cafe] case of (was: [Haskell] Mixing monadic and
andrew at pimlott.net
Mon Sep 19 17:17:42 EDT 2005
On Sat, Sep 17, 2005 at 06:56:36PM +0100, Ben Rudiak-Gould wrote:
> * The new syntax is really nice as a replacement for the annoyingly
> common "x <- foo ; case x of..." idiom that I've always disliked.
I might wish for "case of" to mean "\x -> case x of":
foo >>= case of ...
Useful outside of monads, eg to write anonymous functions for map.
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