[Python-ideas] Verbatim names (allowing keywords as names)

Steven D'Aprano steve at pearwood.info
Fri May 18 07:37:59 EDT 2018

On Fri, May 18, 2018 at 11:17:13AM +0200, Stephan Houben wrote:

> And the alternative is to replace all occurrences of
> spam with 𝐬𝐩𝐚𝐦 , which has the same effect and also is
> backward-compatible with 3.x for x < 8.
> So there is already a kind of solution available, albeit an ugly one.

You are kidding, I hope.

If that works at all, I don't think its something we want to guarantee 
will work. And for what it's worth, what I see is eight empty boxes 
(missing glyph symbols).


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