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

James Y Knight foom at fuhm.net
Sat May 5 06:22:57 CEST 2007


On May 4, 2007, at 4:47 PM, Baptiste Carvello wrote:
> If this is to ever happen, it should be only accessible through a  
> command-line
> option to python. That way we make sure people are aware that they  
> are making
> their code incompatible with the larger world.

That's ridiculous. Without your special option, the code would run  
perfectly well on pythons world-wide. Requiring a special option is a  
surefire way to *ensure* compatibility issues, of course...

James



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