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%% The Original Code is Erlando.
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%% List Monad. Mainly just for fun! As normal, this is depth first.
-export(['>>='/2, return/1, fail/1]).
-export([mzero/0, mplus/2]).
%% Note that using a list comprehension is (obviously) cheating, but
%% it's easier to read. The "real" implementation is also included for
%% completeness.
-spec '>>='([A], fun( (A) -> [B] )) -> [B].
'>>='(X, Fun) -> lists:append([Fun(E) || E <- X]).
%% lists:foldr(fun (E, Acc) -> Fun(E) ++ Acc end, [], X).
-spec return(A) -> [A].
return(X) -> [X].
-spec fail(any()) -> [_A].
fail(_E) -> [].
-spec mzero() -> [_A].
mzero() -> [].
-spec mplus([A], [A]) -> [A].
mplus(X, Y) ->
lists:append(X, Y).