[I18n-sig] Pre-PEP: Proposed Python Character Model

Paul Prescod paulp@ActiveState.com
Tue, 06 Feb 2001 16:09:28 -0800

"Martin v. Loewis" wrote:
> ...
> I think it must be exactly vice versa. An agreement "in principle" is
> worth nothing if it then turns out that an implementation is not
> feasible, or would have undesirable side effects. That is how PEPs
> work: you first work out all the details, get feedback from the
> community, and *then* can ask for BDFL pronouncement.

If Guido is philosophically opposed to Unicode as some people were the
last time we discussed it, then I do not have time to work out details
and then later find out that the project was doomed from the start
because of the philosophical issue.

 Paul Prescod