patch applied (haskell-prime-status): add ""Make $ left
associative, like application"
ndmitchell at gmail.com
Tue Apr 22 19:24:59 EDT 2008
> 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 think the feeling was that it encourages a slightly different style
of programming, instead of:
f $ g $ h x
People should do:
f . g . h $ x
Then you can change the $ as suggested, and use it in other places.
For a while I was persuaded it was a better style, but now I'm not
convinced and have stuck to the first style. Either way, its a matter
of style whose elegance is certainly not worth breaking all my code to
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