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

Brandon S. Allbery KF8NH allbery at ece.cmu.edu
Thu May 15 08:27:52 EDT 2008

On 2008 May 15, at 3:25, Achim Schneider wrote:

> "Yitzchak Gale" <gale at sefer.org> wrote:
>> Brandon S. Allbery KF8NH wrote:
>>> Come to think of it, if you're after math notation, enough Greek
>>> letters are used as symbols that it might be necessary to just
>>> exclude them from use as letters.
>> While I have not yet noticed anyone from Greece on this list,
>> I don't think it would be appropriate for us to discriminate
>> against Greek speakers as a built-in feature of Haskell.
> /me shudders and tries not to remember those occasions when he read  
> code
> written in french.

So far I've had to deal with:  French, Spanish, German, Swedish,  
Russian (transliterated), Hebrew (transliterated), Arabic  
(transliterated).  I've also dealt with serious spaghetti code (I'm a  
Perl programmer in my day job, 'nuff said).  I'll take the former,  

brandon s. allbery [solaris,freebsd,perl,pugs,haskell] allbery at kf8nh.com
system administrator [openafs,heimdal,too many hats] allbery at ece.cmu.edu
electrical and computer engineering, carnegie mellon university    KF8NH

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