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In message <> you wrote:

> I agree that the pressure tends to have to do with what sort of
> programming one is trying to engage in with more functional styles
> being more challenged by Lua's otherwise very pleasant syntax

What we are seeing here are the ripples from the clash, in the early
1920s, between traditional mathematical notation [ f(x,y,...) ] and
that of the new logicians, Schoenfinkel, Curry et al, [f x y ... ]
whom the mathematical community tended to cold-shoulder till well
after the coming of computers, Lisp, etc. I love Haskell notation,
myself, but I can well understand that is not to the taste of others.
It comes down to whether the application operator should be distfix or

Gavin Wraith (
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