PEP309 - built-in curry class (revisions)
staschuk at telusplanet.net
Fri Feb 28 18:00:31 CET 2003
Quoth Peter Harris:
> Erik Max Francis <max at alcyone.com> wrote in message news:<3E5F304D.7743C953 at alcyone.com>...
> > What's confusing you is the order varies. Sometimes (f circle g) means
> > f(g(x)), sometimes it means g(f(x)) [where circle is the function
> > composition operator]. Which one it means is dependent on the
> > conventions used by the writer, so you need to check first.
> Oh well, we could go with the f(g(x)) convention from the Mathworld entry.
> But it's not even part of the PEP (yet?) so, no debate from me.
I think we should let the community decide: an open discussion of
the relative readability and teachability of each convention, then
a vote. I'm sure a consensus will emerge after a few dozen
threads on the subject.
Steven Taschuk Aral: "Confusion to the enemy, boy."
staschuk at telusplanet.net Mark: "Turn-about is fair play, sir."
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