Suggestion: Syntactic sugar for Maps!

circ ular circularfunc at
Thu Nov 27 13:59:08 EST 2008

I suggest Haskell introduce some syntactic sugar for Maps.

Python uses {"this": 2, "is": 1, "a": 1, "Map": 1}

Clojure also use braces: {:k1 1 :k2 3} where whitespace is comma but
commas are also allowed.

I find the import Data.Map and then fromList [("hello",1), ("there",
2)] or the other form that I forgot(because it is to long!) to be to

So why not {"hello": 1, "there": 2} ?

Best regards Cirfan

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