On Sun, Nov 28, 2010 at 6:03 PM, "Martin v. Löwis" email@example.com wrote: ..
No no no. Addition of Unicode identifiers has a well-designed, deliberate specification, with a PEP and all. The support for non-ASCII digits in float appears to be ad-hoc, and not founded on actual needs of actual users.
I wonder how carefully right-to-left scripts were considered when PEP 3131 was discussed. Try the following on the python prompt:
ڦ= int('١٢٣') ڦ
In my OSX Terminal window, entering ڦ flips the >>> prompt and the session looks like this:
('???')int = ? <<<