[Haskell-cafe] Unicode Haskell source -- Yippie!

Niklas Haas haskell at nand.wakku.to
Fri Apr 25 06:34:58 UTC 2014

On Fri, 25 Apr 2014 12:01:41 +0530, Rustom Mody <rustompmody at gmail.com> wrote:
> As of this point haskell seems to be ahead of the competition in embracing
> unicode.  eg python moved to python 3 with a number of backward
> incompatible changes, the most notable of which is the moving to unicode as
> the default. However for unicode in python source it still seems people are
> finding it hard to accept.

FWIW, python's support for Unicode in its standard library is
significantly better than Haskell's. Haskell fails on basic functions
such as ‘toUpper’, ‘length’ or ‘==’.

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