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

Andrew Coppin andrewcoppin at btinternet.com
Wed May 14 15:00:59 EDT 2008

Brandon S. Allbery KF8NH wrote:
> On 2008 May 14, at 14:32, Andrew Coppin wrote:
>> Personally, I'd just like to be able to get rid of "->", "\" and 
>> other such hacks. Would it be possible to amend GHC so that it 
>> accepts "->" and [whatever the Unicode codepoint for "left arrow" is] 
>> and treats both the same?
> Both of those are already there, along with some others.  It's been 
> discussed here but I can't find it in the 6.8.2 manual....  (boo, 
> hiss)  -XUnicodeSyntax

Mmm, I can see I'm going to have to test this... [That is, just as soon 
as I figure out how to even type in obscure Unicode symbols...]

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