Changes between Version 3 and Version 4 of UnicodeInHaskellSource


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Jan 16, 2007 4:12:46 PM (7 years ago)
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    1717  In addition there is experimental support for defining new operators and names using various Unicode characters. 
    1818 * Hugs treats input as being in the encoding specified by the current locale, but permits Unicode only in comments and character and string literals. 
    19  * GHC now (as of early Jan 2006) interprets source files as UTF-8.  In {{{-fglasgow-exts}}} mode the above special symbols are interpreted as in JHC, and additionally the lambda symbol 'λ' is interpreted as lambda.  GHC knows about the characters classifications of all unicode characters via the Data.Char library, and can therefore understand identifiers written using alphanumeric characters from any language (but see below for note about caseless character sets). 
     19 * GHC now (as of early Jan 2006) interprets source files as UTF-8.  In {{{-fglasgow-exts}}} mode the above special symbols are interpreted as in JHC.  GHC knows about the characters classifications of all unicode characters via the Data.Char library, and can therefore understand identifiers written using alphanumeric characters from any language (but see below for note about caseless character sets). 
    2020 * Others treat source code as ISO 8858-1 (Latin-1). 
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