[Haskell-cafe] Re: Richer (than ascii) notation for haskell source?

Achim Schneider barsoap at web.de
Wed May 14 10:07:04 EDT 2008

"Patrick Surry" <Patrick.Surry at portraitsoftware.com> wrote:

> Probably a silly question, but for me one of the nice things about
> Haskell is that it's a lot like just writing math(s).  But in contrast
> to math you lose a lot of notational flexibility being limited to the
> ascii character set in your source code.   
> Don't know how I'd actually then write/maintain the source-code - some
> WYSIWYG editor or effectively writing it in '(la)tex'?  
Feel free to extend literal Haskell and e.g. LyX to support this.
Shouldn't be too much of work, translating math formulae into plain
Haskell code to keep it executable.

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