[Python-ideas] Allow additional separator character in variables

MRAB python at mrabarnett.plus.com
Thu Nov 23 20:41:32 EST 2017

On 2017-11-24 00:49, Steven D'Aprano wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 23, 2017 at 02:24:16PM +0900, Stephen J. Turnbull wrote:
>> Alex Martelli wrote a couple of interesting posts about his
>> experiences with multilingual comments back in the discussion of PEP
>> 263.  One of them involved a team from Israel, I think, or maybe South
>> Africa.  If you Google site:mail.python.org for Alex and those
>> countries, the thread would probably come up.
> Either my google-fu is failing or your memory failed you. I've spent an
> hour and a half googling, and I'm getting nothing relevant. It doesn't
> help that Alex was a very prolific poster back in the day.
> Hell, I can't even find where PEP 263 was discussed, apart from a
> brief discussion here:
> https://mail.python.org/pipermail/python-dev/2002-July/026449.html
> which Alex didn't take part in. (And that was a year after the PEP was
> first created.)
> https://www.python.org/dev/peps/pep-0263/
I think your search might have been hindered by your ability to spell. :-)

Multibyte Character Surport for Python


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