Non-determinism in newline in the Haskell report
Mon, 4 Feb 2002 03:15:40 -0800
| I propose replacing the above with the following. It does=20
| mean that <CR><LF> creates 2 newlines, but I don't believe=20
| this should be a problem.
| whitechar -> newline | vertab | formfeed | space | tab | uniWhite
| newline -> return | linefeed
| return -> a carriage return
| linefeed -> a line feed
Why not say
newline -> return linefeed | return | linefeed
which, given maximal munch, will behave decently on any normal system?