GHC's CPP and Cabal's unlit

Ian Lynagh igloo at
Sun Jan 6 10:56:54 EST 2008

On Sat, Jan 05, 2008 at 11:14:44PM +0000, Alistair Bayley wrote:
> Yes, choosing to use non-empty whitespace (to indicate that a comment
> block is not finished) might well be a poor design decision. Another
> possibility is to use a line containing a single period as a
> continuation line e.g.
> line 1
> .
> line 2

I think we do this in Cabal descriptions (copying the design from Debian
package's descriptions), so this would be consistent with that. It gets
my vote!


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