I don't think the libraries are sufficient as is, but I would resist
Perhaps a better way to get people coming from Haskell would be to
write an essay specifically aimed there?
- Step 1: use variables.
- Step 2: here are `for` loops!
On Tue, Feb 17, 2015 at 1:18 AM, Alexis King <lexi.lam...@gmail.com> wrote:
> I was just thinking today that I would, for example, find it useful to have
> a (zip ...) function in racket/list that would be equivalent to (map list
> ...). Users coming from a Haskell background might even find it useful to
> have a zip-with function that is simply an alias for map. Admittedly, these
> are rather trivial, but (especially in the first case) I think they’d still
> be useful.
> I am all for avoiding feature creep and code bloat, but Racket’s “batteries
> included” approach seems to make functions like these prime candidates for
> libraries like racket/list. As long as they’re not in racket/base, they seem
> fairly harmless, especially considering they would only be needed at
> Should I even consider adding things like this, or is the consensus that the
> libraries are mostly sufficient as-is?
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