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

Wolfgang Jeltsch g9ks157k at acme.softbase.org
Sun Jul 19 19:05:49 EDT 2009

Am Sonntag, 19. Juli 2009 23:42 schrieben Sie:
> On Jul 18, 2009, at 9:26 PM, Wolfgang Jeltsch wrote:
> > I don’t think, it’s a good idea to have German identifiers, since
> > Haskell’s keywords are English.
> Put it this way:  if Haskell's keywords were in German, do you suppose I
> would write my Haskell code in anything but English?

At least, many people all over the world write their code in something other 
than their native language. :-) 

> Does the fact that 'data' is a Latin word mean that some fraction of our
> Haskell identifiers should be in Latin?

data is also an English word nowadays.

Best wishes,

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