Allen's lambda syntax proposal

Breton Slivka zen at zenpsycho.com
Thu Dec 4 14:59:35 PST 2008


On Fri, Dec 5, 2008 at 9:35 AM, Brendan Eich <brendan at mozilla.com> wrote:
> On Dec 4, 2008, at 2:31 PM, Breton Slivka wrote:
>
>> I admit this seems ludicrous at its face, but admittedly I have not
>> really seen the arguments against λ as an abbreviated lambda syntax
>> yet.
>
> Not compatibly: ES3 already allows Unicode identifiers, including Greek
> Lambda. Other Mathematical Lambda characters are not in the BMP:
>
> http://www.mail-archive.com/glasgow-haskell-users@haskell.org/msg15581.html
>
> It's still too hard to type.
>
> /be
>
>

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