unicode characters in operator name
Brandon S Allbery KF8NH
allbery at ece.cmu.edu
Fri Sep 10 21:47:33 EDT 2010
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On 9/10/10 21:39 , Daniel Fischer wrote:
> On Saturday 11 September 2010 03:12:11, Greg wrote:
>> a unicode symbol (defined as any Unicode symbol or punctuation). I'm
>> pretty sure º is a unicode symbol or punctuation.
> Prelude Data.Char> generalCategory 'º'
> weird, but that's how it is. If it were a symbol or punctuation, you
> couldn't use it in function names like fº.
"Weird", but that's how Spanish at least treats it; it's a visually distinct
lowercase "o" (along with the visually distinct lowercase "a", "ª") which
indicates gender on an abbreviated ordinal ("primero" => "1º", "primera" =>
"1ª"; by convention they are raised, but "1o"/"1a" are equally valid).
brandon s. allbery [linux,solaris,freebsd,perl] 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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