Curried functions

Jeremy Darling jeremy.darling at
Fri Oct 16 19:27:21 UTC 2015

Maybe it belongs on the Function prototype, something like
Function.prototype.curry.  To me, having Curry built into the language
would be beneficial especially with the large push that is being seen
toward Functional development in JavaScript.

On Fri, Oct 16, 2015 at 2:16 PM, Yongxu Ren <renyongxu at> wrote:

> Michał, thanks for pointing that out. Yes, optional options as the last
> optional parameter does exist, in multiple libraries. But I is there really
> existed any library that using arrow function like this? I doubt it.
> I think arrow function should only be used for lambda expression, callback
> and short in block function. It does cause incompatibility if anyone used
> arrow function for API interface, but doing that is anti-pattern.
> Curry function are often used in iterations, a slow polyfill will defeat
> the purpose.
> Considering this case:
> ```
> map (add 1) [1..100000]
> ```
> I think native syntax support for curry will be a good thing, it can be
> used for JIT.
> However, javascript already too big, so why not just let existing syntax
> to do the work?
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