[Haskell-cafe] Binary constants in Haskell
john at repetae.net
Thu Oct 25 18:27:30 EDT 2007
On Thu, Oct 25, 2007 at 04:06:56PM +0200, Dusan Kolar wrote:
> Hello all,
> // PLS, no flame
> I think the question was not whether there's a way, how to handle the
> problem of encryption of a binary number to anything suitable and, more
> or less, readable by a human and transforming it to a binary form, but
> whether there's such a literal or not and whether it is bad idea to have
> something like 0b10111011.
I have often wanted this feature too. I think the only complaint someone
might have is that 'b' is also a valid hexadecimal character, which
can be confusing if the number is out of context.
John Meacham - ⑆repetae.net⑆john⑈
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