SYNOPSISa deref( Maybe<a> v )
v The value to dereference
Extract the value from a
An Exception is thrown if v is nothing
A case statemement is generally more appropriate unless it is known that the dereferencing should succeed (for example, using Dict.lookup(3kaya) on a key known to have been added). deref(x) is equivalent to x.val
AUTHORSKaya standard library by Edwin Brady, Chris Morris and others ([email protected]). For further information see http://kayalang.org/
LICENSEThe Kaya standard library is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU Lesser General Public License (version 2.1 or any later version) as published by the Free Software Foundation.