what is the best way to distinguish atoms and lists in haskell?
I mean How I can find out the variable is List or atom.
I know we can use :t to define type but I cannot use this.
I have to do it dynamically in my program.
Thanks a lot for your attention.
> what is the best way to distinguish atoms and lists in haskell?
In a statically typed language everything is distinguished at compile
time, you might want to rephrase your question - starting with what
you are hoping to achieve, so someone can give you the Haskell way of
Also you are likely to get much more success asking on
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Hugs, rather than general Haskell questions.