[Haskell-cafe] Richer (than ascii) notation for haskell source?
Brandon S. Allbery KF8NH
allbery at ece.cmu.edu
Thu May 15 08:24:38 EDT 2008
On 2008 May 15, at 3:03, Yitzchak Gale wrote:
> Brandon S. Allbery KF8NH wrote:
>> Adjacent different scripts in general is probably a reasonable token
>> discriminator. A "token" combining LTR and RTL, for example, is just
> So you would like to ban identifiers that contain both
> letters and digits for those who happen to speak languages
> whose letters are RTL? I must protest.
Mmmm, more specification needed. Add "letter" to the constraint.
As to your assertion of discrimination against Greek: my point was
that mathematical notation *already* discriminates against speakers of
Greek by appropriating their alphabet for its own purposes, so if you
want to enable a mathematical-notation language mode it's already
difficult to support a Greek localization. (I do wonder how modern
Greek mathematicians deal with this....)
brandon s. allbery [solaris,freebsd,perl,pugs,haskell] allbery at kf8nh.com
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electrical and computer engineering, carnegie mellon university KF8NH
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