[Python-ideas] PEP: Shorthand Symbol for "self"

Jim Jewett jimjjewett at gmail.com
Sun Aug 31 23:57:39 CEST 2008

On Wed, Aug 27, 2008 at 6:25 PM, Georg Brandl <g.brandl at gmx.net> wrote:
> Jim Jewett schrieb:
>> On Mon, Aug 25, 2008 at 11:46 AM, Terry Reedy > 3.0 uses the standard
>> Unicode syntax for identifiers:
>>> "
>>> identifier  ::=  id_start id_continue*
>>> id_start    ::=  <all characters in general categories Lu, Ll, Lt, Lm, Lo,
>>> Nl, the underscore, and characters with the Other_ID_Start property>

>> Are you sure?

>> IIRC, the unicode consortion themselves recommend the xid_start and
>> xid_continue properties instead.

> I thought we were already using them.

PEP 3131 says we should.  Terry's email said we don't.  I can't find
the section of code that would tell me directly.


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