Are pattern guards obsolete?
gale at sefer.org
Wed Dec 13 06:23:51 EST 2006
Philippa Cowderoy wrote:
>> I don't find it any more confusing than the overloading
>> of ->.
> You mean that it is used both for lambda abstractions
> and for functional dependencies? True, but those
> are so different that there is no confusion.
Oh, and case. Also quite different. But, hmm, perhaps
that is also getting to be a bit much. In fact, now I think
I recall seeing some mention of that in discussions
about fundep syntax.
Anyway, existing problems are not an excuse to
repeat the mistake and make matters even worse.
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