Yes Haskell would use a lot fewer parentheses. :)


But Haskell also allows Unicode operators, and i mostly prefer just using 8 bit characters for source code. Though the space of 1 or 2 character operators is a bit overfull.

The use of operators instead of words is one of the things that confuses and scares people off from both Haskell in General and off of a number of libraries. Like lenses, which has a well organized but very large collection of them.