[clug] Canberra Functional Programming Group -> OT Haskell
Ivan Lazar Miljenovic
ivan.miljenovic at gmail.com
Sun Jun 21 07:51:16 MDT 2015
On 21 June 2015 at 23:34, Bryan Kilgallin <bryan at netspeed.com.au> wrote:
> I have been reading "Learn You a Haskell For Great Good!". Wherein I am up
> to Typeclasses 101.
> Listed under "Bounded" is the following example.
> ghci> maxBound :: Char
> Therefore the highest possible character is '\1114111'. Which is 10FFFF in
> hexadecimal. Thus including all Unicode characters.
> I have only coded up to 8 bit characters. Has anyone here coded with higher
> Unicode characters?
Anyone who is doing multilingual work? (I've used variable/function
names in Haskell using letter-like symbols like 𝔹, though GHC has a
bug where combining characters aren't considered letters when
determining if something is a valid variable name.) Whilst English
predominates due to international usage, I have seen code written
using other languages (for variable names as well as comments).
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