Proposal: Define UTF-8 to be the encoding of Haskell source files

Tillmann Rendel rendel at
Tue Apr 5 12:12:13 CEST 2011


Roel van Dijk wrote:
> I propose to make UTF-8 the only allowed encoding for Haskell source
> files. Implementations must discard an initial Byte Order Mark (BOM)
> if present [3].

How would that affect the non-code parts of literate Haskell (*.lhs) 
files? In particular, would it place any burden on third-party tools 
processing these files?


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