[Haskell-beginners] Possible to update Haskell syntax

Brandon S. Allbery KF8NH allbery at ece.cmu.edu
Tue Nov 25 01:27:39 EST 2008

On 2008 Nov 24, at 12:12, Brent Yorgey wrote:
> In general, the point is that there is already a 'whitespace operator'
> in Haskell corresponding to function application.  So it would be
> ambiguous for whitespace to also indicate separation of list elements.

The other generality I'd add is that Haskell isn't Scheme, and it's  
best to get used to it.  (Although there is Liskell if you're feeling  

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