[Python-Dev] Python and the Unicode Character Database

"Martin v. Löwis" martin at v.loewis.de
Thu Dec 2 20:37:29 CET 2010

Am 02.12.2010 03:01, schrieb Ben Finney:
> "Stephen J. Turnbull" <stephen at xemacs.org> writes:
>> Furthermore, he provided good *objective* reason (excessive cost, to
>> which I can also testify, in several different input methods for
>> Japanese) why numbers simply would not be input that way.
>> What's left is copy/paste via the mouse.
> For direct entry by an interactive user, yes. Why are some people in
> this discussion thinking only of direct entry by an interactive user?

Ultimately, somebody will have entered the data.

> Input from an existing text file, as I said earlier.

Which *specific* existing text file? Have you actually *seen* such a
text file?

> Direct entry at the console is a red herring.

And we don't need powerhouses because power comes out of the socket.


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