[Haskell-cafe] Re: [newbie] How to test this function?

Benjamin Franksen benjamin.franksen at bessy.de
Thu Sep 21 14:12:07 EDT 2006

Bruno Martínez wrote:
> On Thu, 21 Sep 2006 01:52:38 -0300, Donald Bruce Stewart
> <dons at cse.unsw.edu.au> wrote:
>>> First, how do I fix the identation of the if then else?
>> getList = find 5
>>     where find 0 = return []
>>           find n = do
>>             ch <- getChar
>>             if ch `elem` ['a'..'e']
>>                 then do tl <- find (n-1)
>>                         return (ch : tl)
>>                 else find n
> OK.  Thanks.  I didn't find that one because it's not offered as an
> identation option in emacs haskell mode.

Emacs is evil!

It also inserts random tab characters into your code just to save a few
space bytes. Tends to completely trash indentation e.g. when pasting code
into mails etc.


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