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Re: Literate comments

Surely a lot of these arguments hinge on what we mean by "the
language".  As already pointed out, literate programs can be processed
by a preprocessor. If *everyone* started to write literal programs,
then having a ">" before each code line would presumably become part
of "the language". Whether it was processed by a preprocessor or not
would be irrelevant. What is "the language"? Is it the Haskell
*kernel*, since a (powerful) preprocessor converts programs using a
more sugared syntax into it?

Rob Turner, Dept. of Computer Science, University of Hull, UK.
Internet: rst@cs.hull.ac.uk   Phone: (0482) 465212