Language change and code breaks

Guido van Rossum guido at
Thu Jul 19 20:45:33 CEST 2001

> Hehe, so, if both case-insensitivity and multiple encodings were
> adopted...
> the easy to distinguish between "a" and "A" would not be allowed, but
> the hard to read versions of "a" with diacritical marks would be...
> ...ya, that makes sense.  :-/

If that's your whole argument against case insensitivity, I don't find
it very convincing.  Certainly this issue has been solved before?

--Guido van Rossum (home page:

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