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Currying != Generalized Partial Application?!I had mistakenly learned that curry was a form of generalized partial application from the paper : Function Currying in Scheme by Jeffrey A. Meunier In my paper I defined curry in Cat as: define curry : ('b ('A 'b > 'C) > ('A > 'C)) { swap quote swap compose }
Whereas this really should have been called "partialapply", "papply" or something comparable. define papply : ('b ('A 'b > 'C) > ('A > 'C)) { swap quote swap compose } define curry : (('A 'b > 'C) > ('b > ('A > 'C)) { quote [papply] compose } Has anyone else made this mistake? It seems to me that I have seen more incorrect definitions than correct ones. P.S. Anyone here interested in the health of Wikipedia (I've given up), I'd suggest fixing the code examples and "intuitively ..." note. By cdiggins at 20070524 17:44  LtU Forum  previous forum topic  next forum topic  other blogs  42332 reads

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