[bitc-dev] currying for zero arguments
irving at naml.us
Thu Mar 12 11:29:18 EDT 2009
Does that mean you dislike the (-> a) => (unit -> a) replacement? If
not, the syntax adjustment should be minimal.
Sorry for not catching it earlier. :)
On Thu, Mar 12, 2009 at 10:37 AM, Jonathan S. Shapiro <shap at eros-os.com> wrote:
> Damn! I *really* wish somebody had asked this yesterday. Completely
> obvious but I'm now most of the way through a useless re-syntax.
> Thanks for catching this as quickly as you did, though.
> On Thu, Mar 12, 2009 at 8:16 AM, Geoffrey Irving <irving at naml.us> wrote:
>> If we adopt currying syntax for function application, what will be the
>> notation for calling a zero-argument C function?
>> One option would be to map zero-argument C functions to unit -> a, and
>> forbid zero argument functions in the type system. I think the
>> calling conventions are operationally the same (or at least
>> compatible), so this wouldn't require any wrapper code.
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