[Python-ideas] Allow additional separator character in variables
stephanh42 at gmail.com
Thu Nov 23 09:41:25 EST 2017
US English is too broad.
I propose everybody talk like in the "Dallas" TV series
and wear mandatory cowboy hats.
(Or was this mail just a dream?)
2017-11-23 15:29 GMT+01:00 Carl Smith <carl.input at gmail.com>:
> Can't we just tell everyone to speak US English, and go back to ASCII? It
> would be a less painful migration.
> -- Carl Smith
> carl.input at gmail.com
> On 23 November 2017 at 14:16, Chris Angelico <rosuav at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Fri, Nov 24, 2017 at 1:10 AM, Mikhail V <mikhailwas at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > Well, then there is some bitter irony in this, so it allows pretty
>> > much everything,
>> > but does not allow me to beautify code with hyphens.
>> > I can fully understand the wish to use non-latin scripts in strings or
>> > As for identifiers, IMO, apart from latin letters and underscore, the
>> > first unicode candidate
>> > I would add is U+2010. And probably the LAST one I would add.
>> Fortunately for the world, you're not the one who decided which
>> characters were permitted in Python identifiers. The ability to use
>> non-English words for function/variable names is of huge value; the
>> ability to use a hyphen is of some value, but not nearly as much.
>> Can this thread move to python-list? Or, better, to
>> python-rants-about-unicode-list, to which I don't subscribe?
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