[Haskell-cafe] Type system madness
jcast at ou.edu
Thu Jul 12 03:33:03 EDT 2007
On Thursday 12 July 2007, Henning Thielemann wrote:
> 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.
There's your problem right there. Get either a terminal or a mail program
that knows UTF-8.
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