[Haskell-cafe] Re: Layout rule (was Re: PrefixMap: code review request)

Ben Rudiak-Gould Benjamin.Rudiak-Gould at cl.cam.ac.uk
Wed Mar 1 18:09:40 EST 2006

Benjamin Franksen wrote:
> TAB characters in program text should be forbidden by law.

Well... they are quite useful for lining things up if you're using a 
proportional font, and I don't think proportionally-spaced code is a bad 
idea. I want them to be optional. But it would be nice if parsers would warn 
about (or even reject) programs whose meaning depends on tab width.

-- Ben

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