PEP: Defining Python Source Code Encodings

Roman Suzi rnd at onego.ru
Wed Jul 18 07:51:40 CEST 2001


On Tue, 17 Jul 2001, Neil Hodgson wrote:

> Paul Prescod:
> > Roman Suzi wrote:
> > >
> > > ....
> > >
> > > I think non-literal data must be in ASCII.
> >
> > I agree. Allowing "funny characters" in names is not something
> > we have much call for yet and it may break many tools that
> > have ASCII-only assumptions.
> 
>    Allowing non-ASCII characters in names enhances interoperaility with Java
> and .NET which allow this.

Why every vapor MS introduces triggers such a chain reaction in IT
circles? That everything must conform or die?!

Who in his right mind uses non-ASCII names for identifiers?

Sincerely yours, Roman A.Suzi
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