es-discuss Digest, Vol 106, Issue 31

Alex Giannakakos alexgiannakakos at
Fri Dec 11 16:40:36 UTC 2015

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Hi, everyone. New guy here, sorry to pollute the mailing list. I was 
just wondering, can't the fat arrow operator be overloaded to include 
pipelines? The semantics are already very close -- in both cases it 
defines inputs and outputs -- and it would look similar to Golang's 
channel operator and Haskell's monadic >>= operator. Off the top of my 
head, I don't see any serious ambiguity. If a left-side function is 
invoked, the operator is treated as a pipeline; if not, it's an arrow 
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