Language change and code breaks

Mikael Olofsson mikael at
Fri Jul 20 09:12:07 CEST 2001

On 19-Jul-2001 Guido van Rossum wrote:
 >  Bruce Sass <bsass at> writes:
 > > The short of it is... ya got less symbols to work with, therefore it
 > > is less <something>... why is that good for programmers?
 >  You flunked math, right?  The number of available identifiers is still
 >  infinite...

That comment was not necessary. What Bruce must mean is that the average
length of an identifier will be larger with case insensitiveness than 
with case sensitiveness. I am sure you understood that.

And I am neutral in this discussion - at least for the moment.


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Date:    20-Jul-2001
Time:    09:05:04

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