Hieroglyphics as types, whitespace as function names

I came across some curious Haskell tweets lately and decided to group them in a unique place.

https://twitter.com/kaepora/status/581437283200581632

These made me remember about a curious fact: did you know that there are other types of spaces in Unicode, like U+00A0, the no-break space? What about using it in Ruby? (please don’t)

Whenever I see someone talking about non-ASCII characters in programming languages, I always get back to APL, an old language that used extremely concise notation similar to mathematics itself. Due to most keyboards being horrible, it never caught on. :-(

(Mental note: having some kind of LaTeX math symbols embedded into a language for scientific computing would be… interesting.)

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