[Haskell-cafe] ANN: Haskell-mode 2.8.0

Ivan Lazar Miljenovic ivan.miljenovic at gmail.com
Fri Jul 2 09:57:21 EDT 2010

Alex Ott <alexott at gmail.com> writes:

> Re
> Svein Ove Aas  at "Fri, 2 Jul 2010 15:36:06 +0200" wrote:
>  SOA> On Fri, Jul 2, 2010 at 3:23 PM, Deniz Dogan <deniz.a.m.dogan at gmail.com> wrote:
>  >> Why do you want to rewrite the indenter in Haskell? If haskell-mode
>  >> has any external dependencies such as that one, it will most likely
>  >> never make it into Emacs.
>  >>
>  SOA> In no particular order:
>  SOA> - For any given line, there are typically several possible
>  SOA> indentations. We can cycle between these, but it's better to minimize
>  SOA> them.
>  SOA> - I want the parser to be as accurate as possible. This essentially
>  SOA> means reimplementing haskell-src-exts, unless I *use*
>  SOA> haskell-src-exts.
> May be you can use semantic to make a parser? Semantic is already included
> into emacs, and I hope, that it will make life easier. Plus we'll
> automatically get lot of other functionality - name completion, navigation,
> etc. 

My understanding is that semantic is more aimed at C-like languages (I
seem to recall reading a discussion a while back about someone trying to
use semantic to parse Python or something like that and failing), and as
such wouldn't work too well for Haskell.

Ivan Lazar Miljenovic
Ivan.Miljenovic at gmail.com

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