Proposal #2659: Add sortOn and friends to Data.List
g9ks157k at acme.softbase.org
Tue Oct 7 07:17:04 EDT 2008
Am Sonntag, 5. Oktober 2008 20:34 schrieb Duncan Coutts:
> I think fewer names and more combinations is usually best unless there
> is a really compelling reason. Just because things are often used in
> combination doesn't mean we have to make a new name to represent that
> composition. As functional programmers we are very used to using
> composition, especially simple function application.
I fully agree!
The identifiers of the proposed new functions are rather systematic. So why
not use the means of the language (combining higher-order functions) to
express the underlying structure instead of relying on naming conventions and
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