Re: Preliminary Haskell 1.3 report now available

1996-03-08 Thread Fergus Henderson
Thomas Hallgren [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: In the syntax for labeled fields (records) the symbol - is chosen as the operator used to associate a label with a value in constructions and patterns: [...] According to a committee member, there were no convincing reasons why - was chosen. Other

Re: Preliminary Haskell 1.3 report now available

1996-03-07 Thread Lennart Augustsson
I always favoured `=' over `-', but I don't care much. -- Lennart

Re: Preliminary Haskell 1.3 report now available

1996-03-07 Thread Thomas Hallgren
First, I am happy to see that Haskell 1.3, with its many valuable improvements over Haskell 1.2, is finally getting ready, but I also have a comment: In the syntax for labeled fields (records) the symbol - is chosen as the operator used to associate a label with a value in constructions and

Re: Preliminary Haskell 1.3 report now available

1996-03-07 Thread Lennart Augustsson
I always favoured `=' over `-', but I don't care much. -- Lennart

Re: Preliminary Haskell 1.3 report now available

1996-03-07 Thread alms
Thomas Hallgren [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: In the syntax for labeled fields (records) the symbol - is chosen as the operator used to associate a label with a value in constructions and patterns: [...] According to a committee member, there were no convincing reasons why - was