Michael Hudson wrote:
As a Unicode Idiot (tm) can I please beg you to reconsider? There are so many possible meanings for "character" that I really think it's best to avoid the word altogether. Call Python characters "length 1 strings" or even "length 1 Python strings".
Do you really feel that there are many possible meanings for the word "Python Unicode character?" This is a PEP: I have to assume a certain degree of common understanding.