[Haskell-cafe] Comma in the front

Jon Fairbairn jon.fairbairn at cl.cam.ac.uk
Thu Jul 13 05:20:07 EDT 2006

On 2006-07-13 at 11:15+0200 Henning Thielemann wrote:
> Optimal notation of lists, because of most easiest editing, is
> a:
> b:
> c:
> []

That made me smile. In Ponder I had used up : for types, and
lists could be


but when I suggested this at a Haskell meeting, Simon PJ
complained that it "looks like hopscotch". I've never quite
understood that complaint!


Jón Fairbairn                              Jon.Fairbairn at cl.cam.ac.uk

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