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

Johan Tibell johan.tibell at gmail.com
Thu Jul 2 12:58:23 EDT 2009

On Thu, Jul 2, 2009 at 6:45 PM, Maciej Piechotka <uzytkownik2 at gmail.com>wrote:

> I can work with any symbols as long as they are easily typeable. ++ is 3
> easy
> key press. `mappend` is 9. In both cases I don't need to look on keyboard
> as I
> know exactly where they are. However there is no way I can remember where
> U+00A4
> is - probably it is not on all keyboards (reversing " and @ gives me a lot
> of
> problems in UK keyboards. FR keyboards was nightmare just because a few
> keys
> where at different place). In fact I'd need to open keyboard mapping and
> search
> for symbol. A lot of trouble just for single symbol.
> To summarise - It doesn't matter is symbol is or isn't in ASCII or ISO
> 8859-1 as
> long as it can be produced easily.

I would like for my font to have a glyph for it as well so my code doesn't
look like tofu.

-- Johan
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