float / double support in Python?
kp at kyborg.dk
Wed Feb 12 16:36:47 CET 2003
Brandon Van Every wrote:
> Alexander Schmolck wrote:
>>"Brandon Van Every" <vanevery at 3DProgrammer.com> writes:
>>And yes, we should all use
>>multibyte chars, because guess what, out of the about 6 billion
>>people around only a fraction exclusively uses characters in the
> Then why is this newsgroup in English? Why is so much code written in
English because its the language that most people have in common (being
able to understand and make themselves understandable in).
Code is written in English because the programming languages are done in
english (and most won't allow foreign char variables etc.).
Most programs though (at least those that i see - here in Denmark) that
are used by everyday people - the office clerk - the secretary - the
corporate boss etc. *is* internationalized - it *will* use and allow
foreign characters - like my everyday: æøå - and for my friends a bit
south (around 80Km) üß and for my friends east of me (around 150Km): äöä
and for my friends to the north (around 150Km) ......
whether this be simple iso8859-1 or UTF-8 i don't care - but one of my
customers would - he trades alot with chinese, taiwanese etc. - so ....
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