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Revision as of 20:48, 8 January 2008
Some notes for beginners on how to pronounce those strange Haskell operators etc.
This is just a rough start to this page. Obviously needs more work.
This can be a table with formal and informal ways of saying various operators and code snippets such as
Symbol  Pronounciation 

>

maps to, to 
<


=

is 
==

equals 
=>

is a witness for, implies 
.

dot (could be used anywhere, but especially in, for example, Data.Char.ord), ring, compose (for example, negate . (+1)), (silent) (for example, forall a. (Num a) => a) 
<

drawn from, from 
++

append 
>>=

bind 
>>

then 
\

lambda 
:

cons 
[]

nil 
()

unit 
Example  Pronounciation 

f :: Int > Int

f has type Int to Int 
should we add informal, possibly bad suggestions like "then", "is", "gets"?