[Haskell-cafe] A useful trick for inclusion and exclusion of
Sven.Panne at aedion.de
Mon Apr 12 14:34:19 EDT 2004
Wolfgang Jeltsch wrote:
> does this trick also work with GHC? I think that GHC needs a space after --
> if these two dashes shall introduce an one line comment.
It works with GHC, too, and this conforms to the H98 report, section 9.2
The main reason for this to work is that the braces are classified as "special".
If they were classified as "symbol", '--}' would be a "varsym", not the start
of a comment.
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