Here-docs in Haskell source

John Goerzen jgoerzen at
Fri Sep 22 12:19:15 EDT 2006

On Fri, Sep 22, 2006 at 01:45:56PM +0100, Alistair Bayley wrote:
> Apologies if this has been covered already... I've searched the
> haskell-prime list archive and not found anything on this.
> I'd like to submit a request for a fairly trivial feature: multi-line
> text literals in source, AKA here-docs. You know, like the
> ruby/perl/bash <<EOD...EOD, or python's triple-quotes, or C#'s @"...".

This would be a wonderful thing to see.  The current system is terribly
annoying in this regard.

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