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

Roel van Dijk vandijk.roel at
Thu Apr 7 09:07:38 CEST 2011

On 6 April 2011 15:13, Duncan Coutts <duncan.coutts at> wrote:
> So since the goal is interoperability of source files then perhaps we
> should also have a section somewhere with interoperability guidelines
> for implementations that do store Haskell programs as OS files.

I think a set of interoperability guidelines is a great idea. It seems
these guidelines are already followed by GHC, Cabal, Hackage, Jhc and
possibly others.

Shall we consider this the proposal instead of just the encoding part?

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