[Python-3000] Support for PEP 3131

Ivan Krstić krstic at solarsail.hcs.harvard.edu
Tue May 29 10:38:55 CEST 2007

Stephen J. Turnbull wrote:
> Ie, we proponents want to allow programs
> that look familiar to native speakers of various languages, but do not
> look familiar to monolingual speakers of American English.

That characterization is overly narrow. I speak and write at least three
languages including English non-natively, and unexpected bidi behavior
still looks unfamiliar and confusing to me.

I haven't had time to participate in this discussion though I've been
following it; FWIW, I'm a loud -1 on Unicode identifiers by default for
just about the exact reasons that Ping enumerated.

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