Proposal: Add (&) to Data.Function
dave at zednenem.com
Wed Nov 21 15:55:12 CET 2012
On Tue, Nov 20, 2012 at 11:59 AM, Yitzchak Gale <gale at sefer.org> wrote:
> It is a common idiom to write a sequence of composed combinators in
> reverse order to the way they would be written with ($) or (.). That
> naturally expresses the idea of the combinators as operations being
> applied in the given order.
I think the bar should be pretty high before we add a third way to write
function application to base. How common is this? Common among whom? Why
can't the existing idioms of (.) and ($) work just as well?
My own opinion is that this will only serve to confuse new people.
> Discussion period: 2 weeks
I am currently opposed.
Dave Menendez <dave at zednenem.com>
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