Here-docs in Haskell source

John Goerzen jgoerzen at
Sat Sep 23 17:35:51 EDT 2006

On Fri, Sep 22, 2006 at 11:54:42PM -0400, Ian Zimmerman wrote:
> John> indentation.
> Automatic indentation is only one aspect of Emacs modes, and as far as I
> am concerned not nearly the most important one.
> Here's a quick test: put the cursor in front of a triple-quoted string,
> then hit Control-Alt-F (forward-sexp).  It should move just after the
> whole string.  Does it?

Yes, it does.

But I don't think we should be limiting our language by what Emacs

> Any tool which assumes strings are delimited by a single front delimiter
> and a single end delimiter, which they are in most reasonable languages,
> will have trouble.

Then the tools are buggy.  What sort of tools are you thinking of

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