Language change and code breaks

phil hunt philh at
Fri Jul 20 02:03:32 CEST 2001

On Thu, 19 Jul 2001 16:44:06 -0400, Guido van Rossum <guido at> wrote:
>> TRuE, tHe ExPRESsiVity oF ThE lANGuaGE is ProBAbLY nOt cRipPled,
>> hOWEvEr, tHere ARe SigNIficantLy FeweR ideNtIFIeRs AVaILABlE whICh mEAns
>> iT is LESs eXPRessIvE. IN pArTicULar, cOMmON Idioms liKE naMiNg CLASseS
>> stArTiNg WiTh UppER cASE lETtERS, AND instaNCeS OF THose cLAsSes
>> begINNiNG with A lOwER caSE LettER CaN NO LongeR Be usED.
>Very funny (not).  You misunderstood the intention.  The programming
>environment should be case-preserving, and automatically correct
>identifiers to use the same case as used when they were defined.

Which would be good, as pressing [shift] slows down my typing.
For those that remember, Sinclair QL BASIC did this.

Though the case it saves it as should be alterable.

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