user-defined operators

Dave Love <>
Fri Mar 26 12:59:55 CET 2004


Eric Newhuis <> writes:

> Studying the APL language would be a good place to start to ponder
> these special operators.

Haskell already credits APL, of course.

Apart from other functional languages, algebra systems like Macsyma
(Maxima) provide long-standing experience of user-defined operators.
Looking at a Macsyma-style Pratt parser might also make clear the
distinction between the operators and overloading.



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