[Python-Dev] Python and the Unicode Character Database
tjreedy at udel.edu
Tue Nov 30 23:43:22 CET 2010
On 11/30/2010 3:23 AM, Stephen J. Turnbull wrote:
> I see no reason not to make a similar promise for numeric literals. I
> see no good reason to allow compatibility full-width Japanese "ASCII"
> numerals or Arabic cursive numerals in "for i in range(...)" for
I do not think that anyone, at least not me, has argued for anything
other than 0-9 digits (or 0-f for hex) in literals in program code. The
only issue is whether non-programmer *users* should be able to use their
native digits in applications in response to input prompts.
Terry Jan Reedy
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