Friday, December 23, 2005

Humourous post on ocaml-list

Ok so the fact that I found this hilarious probably suggests I need my head examined... I still thought I'd share it though.

Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Camlp4 in a Unix pipe
Message-Id: <>

Alessandro Baretta wrote:
Cool command line! How did you discover the '-' option? 

Out of habit? In the the unix shell monad, "foo >>= bar" happens to be written
as "foo | bar -" ("return" is written "cat", in case you wondered. So "Hey,
that is a useless use of cat!" really means 'Hey, you ignored the monad laws!")

Yours, Florian (time to go home, I know).
So yeah at this point I probably have to conceed I'm strange :).

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