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Re: [Haskell-cafe] Language simplicity

Subject: Re: [Haskell-cafe] Language simplicity
From: "Brandon S. Allbery KF8NH"
Date: Tue, 12 Jan 2010 21:01:33 -0500
On Jan 12, 2010, at 17:12 , Niklas Broberg wrote:
Haskell '98 apparently features 25 reserved words. (Not counting "forall"
and "mdo" and so on, which AFAIK are not in Haskell '98.)
21 actually. case, class, data, default, deriving, do, else, if,
import, in, infix, infixl, infixr, instance, let, module, newtype, of,
then, type, where. There's also three special words that can still be
used as identifiers, so aren't reserved: as, qualified, hiding.

Are we counting the FFI annex ("foreign")?

brandon s. allbery [solaris,freebsd,perl,pugs,haskell] [email protected]
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electrical and computer engineering, carnegie mellon university    KF8NH

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