[Haskell-cafe] Type system madness

Henning Thielemann lemming at henning-thielemann.de
Thu Jul 12 03:15:03 EDT 2007

On Tue, 10 Jul 2007, Albert Y. C. Lai wrote:

> Andrew Coppin wrote:
> > Wait... I thought Unicode was still an experimental prototype? Since
> > when does it work in the real world??
> That myth is as old as "Haskell is an experimental prototype". "Old" as
> in "that's an old one".
> Windows has been well supporting Unicode since 2000. That is pretty much
> of the real world.
> The only reason you see α as the Greek letter alpha and not scrambled
> code is that I send it as Unicode and your Windows and Thunderbird also
> support Unicode and therefore they display it to you properly.

I don't see a greek letter alpha here, but scrambled code in 'pine' here.

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