[Python-ideas] Is there a good reason to use * for multiplication?

Yuval Greenfield ubershmekel at gmail.com
Sun Oct 14 07:40:57 CEST 2012

On Sun, Oct 14, 2012 at 2:04 AM, MRAB <python at mrabarnett.plus.com> wrote:

> If it's more than one codepoint, we could prefix with the length of the
> codepoint's name:
> def __12CIRCLED_PLUS__(x, y):
>     ...
That's a bit impractical, and why reinvent the wheel? I'd much rather:

def \u2295(x, y):

So readable I want to read it twice. And that's not legal python today so
we don't break backwards compatibility!

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