Proposal #3339: Add (+>) as a synonym for mappend
ekmett at gmail.com
Mon Nov 7 05:58:10 CET 2011
On Sun, Nov 6, 2011 at 8:33 PM, Ian Lynagh <igloo at earth.li> wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 07, 2011 at 01:13:23AM +0000, Duncan Coutts wrote:
> > So maybe we should just conclude that pretty printing should be left
> > associative, building from the left.
> To clarify, Duncan and I are now thinking that as pretty builds
> left-to-right strings, perhaps it is natural that the operators in
> a <+> b <> c <+> d <> e <+> ...
> should be left-infix, as it is natural to read this as "a then b, then
> c, ..."
I'm not sure I follow.
It would seem that accessing a then (b then ...) would require me to have
it associated to the right, otherwise I have
(((((...(a then b) then c) and I can't even start figuring out what I'm
going to do until I crawl my way down to the bottom.
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