[MLton] the next public release

Stephen Weeks MLton@mlton.org
Mon, 2 Aug 2004 22:21:11 -0700

> I really don't think that the philsophy thing should wait for, or be
> in, a hackers/developers guide.  I think that understanding the
> philosophy goes a long way toward making a users like much easier.

I agree a it shouldn't wait.  I'm a looking for the right medium.  And I
need help.  That's why I suggested a wiki.  

> To use an obvious example, once you know the philosophy on currying,
> the arguments being tupled up is obvious.  You don't even have to
> check it.  Same with arg order on fold, etc.

I agree with Matthew that this is a completely different (but still
useful) sense of philosophy than the "where MLton is going" sense.