[m-users.] Concise syntax for initialising and updating discriminated union types

Volker Wysk post at volker-wysk.de
Tue Jul 19 18:29:11 AEST 2022

Am Dienstag, dem 19.07.2022 um 04:57 +1000 schrieb Zoltan Somogyi:
> > > You would also want some mechanism to control the names of the generated
> > > predicates, though a naming scheme consisting of {get,set}_<fieldname>
> > > would be a good default.

Yes, that sounds reasonable.

> > You could just use the field name as the predicate name in both cases, since
> > they differ in the arity.
> Again, you could, but each line of code is read far more often than in it is
> written, so the wise tradeoff is to make reading easier, even if it costs a few
> keystrokes.

That's true...

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