[Haskell-cafe] A handy little consequence of the Cont monad
dons at galois.com
Fri Feb 1 17:51:34 EST 2008
> On Fri, 2008-02-01 at 16:48 -0500, Dan Licata wrote:
> > Not to start a flame war or religious debate, but I don't think that
> > eta-expansions should be considered bad style. I realize that
> > composition-style is good for certain types of reasoning, but fully
> > eta-expanded code has an important legibility advantage: you can tell
> > the shape of its type just by looking at it! Personally, I'd rather
> > read the original version.
> Clearly you don't hang out on #haskell enough and have missed the humor.
For those not following, the last thing one does before comitting
any Haskell code, once you've been on #haskell, is to feed it
to lambdabot for "improvement" :)
dons> @pl \f g (a,b) -> (f a, g b)
lambdabot> flip flip snd . (ap .) . flip flip fst . ((.) .) . flip . (((.) . (,)) .)
Ah, much better.
We have a strange culture.
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