[Python-3000] PEP: Supporting Non-ASCII Identifiers

Greg Ewing greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz
Wed May 2 04:23:02 CEST 2007

Martin v. Löwis wrote:

> http://mail.python.org/pipermail/python-3000/2006-April/001526.html
> where Guido states that he trusts me that it can be made to work,
> and that "eventually" it needs to be supported.

He says "the tools aren't ready yet", which I take to
mean that Python won't need to support it until all
widely-used editors, email and news software, etc, etc,
reliably support displaying and editing of all
unicode characters. We're clearly a long way from
that situation.


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