On May 27, 2009, at 15:42 , Daniel Carrera wrote:
Mark J. Reed wrote:
Note that of the examples given, only Perl 6 and Common Lisp do two things
that help immensely simplify the result:
1. reference the built-in * operator directly, without having to wrap it in
a lambda expression;
2. actually name the function "!"


Yes, very neat. Haskell does that too, but I don't know if you can make the function a postfix in Haskell.


Not in H98, but ghc allows it as a degenerate form of section.

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