[Haskell-beginners] Re: Top beginner mistakes

Brandon S. Allbery KF8NH allbery at ece.cmu.edu
Mon Mar 9 02:24:23 EDT 2009

On 2009 Mar 8, at 21:55, 7stud wrote:
> Benjamin L. Russell <DekuDekuplex <at> Yahoo.com> writes:
>>>> Common Misunderstandings - HaskellWiki
>>>> http://www.haskell.org/haskellwiki/Common_Misunderstandings
> I thought I'd point out something wrong with the first beginner
> mistake listed on that page:
> My tests show that the 'then' and 'else' do not have to be indented
> more than the 'if':

They do, but only within layout, i.e. a "let" or "do", because  
otherwise they fall outside the layout block.

brandon s. allbery [solaris,freebsd,perl,pugs,haskell] allbery at kf8nh.com
system administrator [openafs,heimdal,too many hats] allbery at ece.cmu.edu
electrical and computer engineering, carnegie mellon university    KF8NH

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