[Python-Dev] Import and unicode: part two
tjreedy at udel.edu
Wed Jan 19 22:40:24 CET 2011
On 1/19/2011 4:05 PM, Simon Cross wrote:
> I have no problem with non-ASCII module identifiers being valid
> syntax. It's a question of whether attempting to translate a non-ASCII
If the names are the same, ie, produced with the same sequence of
keystrokes in the save-as box and importing box, then there is no
translation, at least from the user's view.
> module name into a file name (so the file can be imported) is a good
> idea and whether these sorts of files can be safely transferred among
> diverse filesystems.
I believe we now have the situation that a package that works on *nix
could fail on Windows, whereas I believe that patch would *improve*
> For similar reasons we tend to avoid capital letters in module names.
That is a stdlib style guide followed by many, but intentionally not
Terry Jan Reedy
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