[Haskell-cafe] Re: Current thinking on CompositionAsDot issue in haskell prime?

C. McCann cam at uptoisomorphism.net
Fri Oct 29 20:33:58 EDT 2010

On Fri, Oct 29, 2010 at 7:54 PM, wren ng thornton <wren at freegeek.org> wrote:
> I'm sort of torn on this issue. On the one hand (#) has great potential as
> an operator, on the other hand I've found that having something like
> -XMagicHash (or TeX's \makeatletter and \makeatother) can be really helpful
> when you want to expose some guts but also want to keep folks from using
> them accidentally.

Haskell officially supports unicode in identifiers, right? Why not
pick some obscure and little-used symbol and leave the ones that are
conveniently placed on standard keyboards for normal use?

I suggest U+2621.

- C.

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