[Python-ideas] Allow additional separator character in variables

Greg Ewing greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz
Sun Nov 19 16:40:55 EST 2017

Mikhail V wrote:
> In reality, hyphen and Minus sign are not even closely similar -
> Minus is ca. twice as wide,

If you are using a font that distinguishes them that clearly,
and if the human reader is sufficiently typographically aware
to notice the distinction. Both of those are big ifs.

And what about handwritten code? I don't know anyone who
handwrites hyphens and minuses with precision measured in


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