Tab "\t" character behaviour in (Win)Hugs/ghc
Rijk-Jan van Haaften
Wed, 12 Sep 2001 17:10:34 +0200
Recently, Craig Delehanty discovered that there is
a difference in behaviour of putStr "a\tb" between
Hugs and WinHugs (see comp.lang.functional).
Hugs interprets it as a alignment character:
but in WinHugs, it is always the same as 8 spaces:
What does the language definition say about this?
What is the behaviour of ghc/ghci?