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Q&A Where does the name of the `pure` function in the `Applicative` type class come from?

At this point in my learning journey, I simply accepted that this function is called pure (both in Haskell and in PureScript), but it would have helped a lot if I had known the reasoning behind thi...

1 answer  ·  posted 12d ago by toraritteā€­  ·  last activity 11d ago by Derek Elkinsā€­