[Haskell-cafe] Records

Tomasz Zielonka tomasz.zielonka at gmail.com
Tue Nov 22 02:11:10 EST 2005

On Tue, Nov 22, 2005 at 07:09:33AM +0200, Antti-Juhani Kaijanaho wrote:
> Henning Thielemann wrote:
> >> Hence, spacing being significant is not Haskell-specific
> > 
> > So Haskell is somehow BASICish -- how awful.
> No, you got it backwards. I was contrasting a BASIC dialect as an
> example of a space-*in*sensitive language to just about every modern
> language, including Haskell.  In other words, Haskell was specifically
> *not* like BASIC in my comparison.
> I believe early FORTRAN is another example of a spacing-*in*sensitive
> language comparable to that BASIC dialect, and *not* similar to Haskell.

Aren't C and C++ space insensitive (except the preprocessor)?

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