[GHC] #1102: Lambda unicode character lex
bulat.ziganshin at gmail.com
Wed Jan 17 16:48:46 EST 2007
Tuesday, January 16, 2007, 7:16:25 PM, you wrote:
> I removed the claim on the Haskell-prime wiki, and also removed the failed
> attempt to support unicode lambda from GHC.
> Further discussion is needed here: since ? is a lower-case letter, ?x is
> an identifier. If we want to treat this as meaning `\x`, that means ?
> would need to be treated as a "special" character (like parentheses for
> example). No other alphanumeric character has this property, currently.
it seems that no one answered this so i need to say that treating lambda
and other ancient symbols use in math for their math purpose looks very
promising. i'm wondering - are these symbols used in modern Greek,
so this may create problems for Greek programmers using their national
Bulat mailto:Bulat.Ziganshin at gmail.com
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