[Haskell-beginners] Functions in "where" block.
fuuzetsu at fuuzetsu.co.uk
Sun Jun 15 23:39:33 UTC 2014
On 06/12/2014 04:21 AM, Kim-Ee Yeoh wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 12, 2014 at 8:54 AM, Venu Chakravorty <c.venu at aol.com> wrote:
>> fun.hs:4:15: parse error on input `='
> The problem wasn't obvious until I copy-pasted it into an editor:
> You have tabs instead of spaces for the line defining ep.
> The rule of thumb is that your editor must expand all tabs into matching
> spaces for whitespace-sensitive languages like haskell. Or else you'll
> waste time with this kind of parsing errors.
> -- Kim-Ee
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For reference, GHC treats hard tabs as 8 spaces.
Even in my mail client the problem is quite apparent.
Set your editor to use spaces only. I think  is the standard
reference for whitespace style.
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