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From: Richard Jones <rich@a...>
Subject: Re: OCaml's Cathedral & Bazaar (was Re: [Caml-list] Completeness of "Unix" run-time library)
On Thu, Apr 08, 2004 at 11:35:37AM +0200, Andreas Rossberg wrote:
> skaller wrote:
> >
> >On the other hand accepted principles are valid arguments, 
> >for example functions operating on a container type shall take
> >the container as the first argument.
> 
> Ah, here controversy already starts. AFAICS, this is neither an accepted 
> nor a good principle in a language with currying. For example, there is 
> good practical reason that map, fold, etc take the container as their 
> last argument. ;-)

That's right.  Make the argument ordering good for currying.

Rich.

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