FW: Haskell 98 lexical syntax again
Fri, 1 Mar 2002 19:42:40 +0000
On Thu, Feb 28, 2002 at 07:13:32PM -0800, Ashley Yakeley wrote:
> At 2002-02-28 07:18, Simon Peyton-Jones wrote:
> > whitechar -> newline | vertab | space | tab | uniWhite
> > newline -> return linefeed | return | linefeed | formfeed
> > return -> a carriage return
> > linefeed -> a line feed
> >This means that CR, LF, or CRLF, are all valid 'newline' separators,
> >and the same sequence of characters should therefore work on any
> >Haskell implementation.
> While you're fiddling with it, I recommend this:
> newline -> return linefeed | return | linefeed | formfeed |
> uniLineSep | uniParaSep
> uniLineSep -> any char of General Category Zl
> uniParaSep -> any char of General Category Zp
If this happens then
* The characters newline, return, linefeed, and formfeed, all start a
in "B.3 Layout" should also be updated. In fact I think it should be
* The token newline starts a new line
regardless, although that kind of reminds me the "May contain nuts"
warning on nut packets.