[Python-3000] Support for PEP 3131

Nick Coghlan ncoghlan at gmail.com
Tue May 22 00:01:29 CEST 2007

Terry Reedy wrote:
> My proposal was that the Unicode characters allowed in Python identifiers 
> be limited to those with a transliteration, either current or to be 
> developed by those who want to use a particular character set.

Japanese has a transliteration to Roman script, but it suffers from 
ambiguity that typically isn't present in the native written forms of 
the words (i.e. there are different characters in Kanji which are 
pronounced the same way, and spelt the same way in hiragana - and it is 
only the hiragana syllabary which can be mapped to roman characters).


Nick Coghlan   |   ncoghlan at gmail.com   |   Brisbane, Australia

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