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for the record, the 'useless function call' paragraph is known as eta-conversion in the FP world. see: https://wiki.haskell.org/Eta_conversion

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    An eta conversion (also written η-conversion) is adding or dropping of abstraction over a function. 
    For example, the following two values are equivalent under η-conversion:
      \x -> abs x
    and
      abs



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