[Haskell] Re: Use of tab characters in indentation-sensitive code

Ketil Malde ketil+haskell at ii.uib.no
Sun Jan 25 22:06:22 EST 2004

"Sean L. Palmer" <seanpalmer at verizon.net> writes:

> Why has HTML been out for many many years, and yet programming languages
> still use plain ASCII text exclusively?  Don't we have similar needs as
> other electronic document manipulators?

So we could write:

foo bar = case bar of
&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;Zot x -> ...
&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;Pleb -> ...

(Sorry, I couldn't help myself :-)

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