Proposal: allow '?' and '!' in identifiers
Erik Max Francis
max at alcyone.com
Mon Feb 19 23:31:58 EST 2001
Joshua Marshall wrote:
> Anybody have any thoughts on allowing the characters '!' and '?' in
> identifiers? It's possible I'm missing something, but I think the
> only ambiguity this introduces is in the case of something like the
> But whitespace easily disambiguates ("a! = b" vs "a != b").
But missing or adding a seemingly harmless space means that you've got a
completely different symbol. Bad news.
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