Case-sensitivity: why -- or why not? (was Re: Damnation!)

Ben Wolfson rumjuggler at
Sun May 21 13:56:49 EDT 2000

On Sun, 21 May 2000 14:40:54 GMT, "Fredrik Lundh" <effbot at>

>The problem with your argument is that the Alice environment is a single
>system.  In a case-sensitive environment, people will waste time typing
>"case-incorrect tokens into their programs for a short period", for every
>new Python library.

I've been following the case threads, and this is the first time I
absolutely don't understand an argument.

Surely the *same* people won't waste time for each new python library.

Barnabas T. Rumjuggler

An infant is a seed. Is it an oak seed or a cabbage seed? Who knows?
All mothers think their children are oaks, but the world never lacks
for cabbages.
 -- Robertson Davies, _World of Wonders_

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