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

Henning Thielemann lemming at henning-thielemann.de
Fri Jul 17 17:42:44 EDT 2009

Wolfgang Jeltsch schrieb:
> 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?

I most like identifiers like "getZahl". :-)

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