[Haskell-cafe] Richer (than ascii) notation for haskell source?
derek.a.elkins at gmail.com
Wed May 14 22:57:11 EDT 2008
On Thu, 2008-05-15 at 14:40 +1200, Richard A. O'Keefe wrote:
> On 15 May 2008, at 2:34 pm, Brandon S. Allbery KF8NH wrote:
> > Hm. Newer Unicode standard than the version supported by OSX and
> > GNOME, I take it? That's not so helpful if nobody actually supports
> > the characters in question. (My Mac claims 166CC is in an
> > unassigned area, and no supplied font has the others. It does at
> > least acknowledge that the others should exist and are "letters".)
> Whoops. Sorry, typo. 166CC should have been 1D6CC.
> I was actually looking at the Unicode 5.1 character data base,
> but the copy I keep on my own machine is the 4.0.0 version,
> and those mathematical symbols were there back in 4.0.0.
> > I still suspect it would not be outside the pale to make λ a
> > keyword. We already have several, after all.
> I'd rather not have to write \x as λ x with a space required after the
> I suspect that "λ is the lambda-symbol iff it is not preceded by any
> identifier character and is not followed by a Greek letter" might work.
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