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From: Simon Marlow <marlowsd <at> gmail.com>
Subject: Re: Quasi quoting
Newsgroups: gmane.comp.lang.haskell.glasgow.user
Date: Thursday 4th February 2010 09:46:12 UTC (over 7 years ago)
On 03/02/2010 15:39, Simon Peyton-Jones wrote:
> |>  Or we could switch to different quotation brackets altogether for
> |>  quasiquotation, the obvious possibility being<|...blah...|>, and
> |>  .  That would not be hard, and would only affect
the
> |>  handful of current quasiquote users.  But it'd remove "<|" and "|>"
as a
> |>  valid operators, at least for quasiquote customers.  I don't know how
bad
> |>  that would be.
> |
> | Good brackets are scarce.  I'd prefer to stick with one of the many
> | fine variations on [|...|] currently being discussed.
>
> I agree with this.  My gut feel is to stick with [| ..|] and variants,
and live with the fact that TH and QQ aren't using them in quite the same
way.

Why not provide some nice Unicode version too? ⟦ .. ⟧  ⟪ .. ⟫  ⦃
.. ⦄ etc.

Cheers,
	Simon
 
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