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Sergey Samokhov
Sergey Samokhov

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TIL: Why ReasonML Has No Nullary Functions

Why doesn’t ReasonML have nullary functions? That is due to ReasonML always performing partial application (explained in detail later): If you don’t provide all of a function’s parameters, you get a new function from the remaining parameters to the result. As a consequence, if you could actually provide no parameters at all, then func() would be the same as func and neither would actually call func.

Exploring ReasonML and functional programming by Dr. Axel Rauschmayer


Posted first at hoichi.io, because you can’t be too paranoid.

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