[Python-3000] Support for PEP 3131

Jim Jewett jimjjewett at gmail.com
Tue May 22 22:30:50 CEST 2007

On 5/22/07, "Martin v. Löwis" <martin at v.loewis.de> wrote:

[Referring to my alternate alternative proposal -- user-controlled
transliteration, rather than unicode escapes in identifiers]

> >> Then I don't understand your above proposal. I thought you were
> >> proposing to replace all non-ASCII characters with some ASCII
> >> form on import of the module. What do you mean by "readable
> >> internal representation"?

That ASCII form -- and the requirement that it still be something
humans don't mind reading -- which in turn means that it can't be done
as a single one-size-fits-all algorithm; users would have to be able
to choose (and perhaps locally modify) it.


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