[Haskell-cafe] Monoid wants a (++) equivalent

Alexander Dunlap alexander.dunlap at gmail.com
Wed Jul 1 02:45:24 EDT 2009

On Tue, Jun 30, 2009 at 11:24 PM, Ketil Malde<ketil at malde.org> wrote:
> You know, this might be the right time to start expanding our
> vocabulary beyond seven bits.  Since we're likely to keep mappend
> around as an alias for some time, people would have a grace period to
> adjust.
> How about U+2295 (circle with plus inside it)?
> Or, if we would like to stick to the 8-bit subset to keep those 8859-1
> users happy, how about ¤ (funny circle over an x, U+00A4)
> -k
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The major disadvantage of that is that those symbols are not on my
keyboard and thus are more of a pain to type, especially on the Linux
console where compose key is not available...


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