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

Johan Tibell johan.tibell at gmail.com
Fri Sep 22 06:02:11 EDT 2006

> If there's a problem with haskell emacs mode, it seems very
> likely that if you ask the maintainer nicely, he'll do
> something about it. See
> http://www.iro.umontreal.ca/~monnier/elisp/#haskell-mode

I asked Stefan a while ago:

> I like your Emacs mode but it behaves a bit oddly when trying to
> indent if/then/else expressions in do notation. Typing tab only gives
> me one possible indentation, like so:

> do if True
>    then foo
>    else bar

> That is, the then and else branches line up under the if which is an
> error according to Haskell's layout rule. It probably should indent
> them like "case" with the then lining up with the condition to the if.
> I'd fix it myself if I knew Lisp but I don't. :/

Yes, it's a (recently) known problem which I haven't fixed yet.
It's in the indent.hs test-suite, with a "FIXME" :-(

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