[Python-Dev] Python and the Unicode Character Database

Alexander Belopolsky alexander.belopolsky at gmail.com
Thu Dec 2 00:32:32 CET 2010

On Wed, Dec 1, 2010 at 5:36 PM, "Martin v. Löwis" <martin at v.loewis.de> wrote:
>> Note that I'm not saying this is common. Nor am I saying it's a
>> desirable situation. I'm saying it is a feasible use case, to be
>> dismissed only if there is strong evidence that it's not used by
>> existing Python code.
> And indeed, for the Chinese numerals, we have such strong evidence.

Indeed: it over 10 years that Python's int() accepted Arabic-Indic
numerals, nobody has complained that it *did not* accept Chinese.

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