Digraphs *and* Unicode pretty-glyphs, for arrows, triangle, etc.

Thaddee Tyl thaddee.tyl at gmail.com
Thu Apr 5 08:35:03 PDT 2012


On Thu, Apr 5, 2012 at 5:00 PM, Adam Shannon <adam at ashannon.us> wrote:
> I don't see anything inherently wrong with adding some nice sugar to
> ES, because the people who will be using this "math heavy" notation
> will be those who are used to it. The "everyday" ecmascript programmer
> probably won't touch these because they might add extra work for them.
> Plus, it'd be nice to be able to read math in ES (for us math oriented
> folk).

Leksah <http://leksah.org/> is a Haskell IDE whose editor converts ->
and other operators to their unicode equivalent. It saves the file in
ascii.

If you want that feature in the editor, do it. On the other hand,
there is no reason to make programming JS harder for people with a
weaker editor.


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