[Python-3000] PEP 3131 accepted

Josiah Carlson jcarlson at uci.edu
Thu May 24 09:05:39 CEST 2007

"Martin v. Löwis" <martin at v.loewis.de> wrote:
> > This particular excuse pisses me off the most.  "If you can't
> > differentiate, then your font or editor sucks."  Thank you for passing
> > judgement on my choice of font or editor, but Ka-Ping already stated
> > why this argument is bullshit: there does not currently exist a font
> > where one *can* differentiate all the glyphs
> That's not true. In the Unicode BMP fallback font, you can easily
> differentiate all Unicode characters (in the BMP):
> http://scripts.sil.org/UnicodeBMPFallbackFont

That's a cute hack that offers a method of applying the "just use hex"
argument to any editor with multi-font support, but it certainly isn't
usable for actual work.

 - Josiah

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