[Haskell-cafe] ANN: AC-Vector, AC-Colour and AC-EasyRaster-GTK

Wolfgang Jeltsch g9ks157k at acme.softbase.org
Fri Jul 17 10:35:34 EDT 2009

Am Mittwoch, 15. Juli 2009 05:27 schrieben Sie:
> On Jul 10, 2009, at 8:44 PM, Wolfgang Jeltsch wrote:
> > Why do we use English for identifiers? Because English is the language of
> > computer science. What English should we use? It’s tempting to say, we
> > should use the original English, which is British English. But we should
> > ask again what is the language of computer science. And the language of
> > computer science is American English. 
> It was possible to adopt such an attitude in the 20th century. But this is
> the 21st century.  We have globalisation, internationalisation,
> localisation.  We have Unicode, so that people are no longer limited to the
> set of characters that technicians from the USA found tolerable back in
> 1967.

So I should upload a package with German identifiers to Hackage?

Best wishes,

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