patch applied (haskell-prime-status): add ""Make $ left
associative, like application"
marlowsd at gmail.com
Tue Apr 22 19:21:18 EDT 2008
Chris Smith wrote:
> On Tue, 22 Apr 2008 15:53:39 -0700, Simon Marlow wrote:
>> Tue Apr 22 15:53:31 PDT 2008 Simon Marlow
>> <simonmarhaskell at gmail.com>
>> * add ""Make $ left associative, like application"
> Is there a justification for this somewhere?
I'm hoping someone will supply some. There seemed to be strong opinion
on #haskell that this change should be made, but it might just have been
a very vocal minority.
> I know it would break
> nearly every single piece of Haskell code I've ever written. As such,
> I'm biased toward thinking it's an extremely bad idea.
Absolutely. Given that, we'd need a *very* good reason to make the change.
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