Allowing non-ASCII identifiers

"Martin v. Löwis" martin at v.loewis.de
Tue Feb 10 20:14:48 CET 2004


Paul Prescod wrote:

> You are right. Re-reading Guido's complaint I understand what you mean. 
> But I have heard the argument in the past that Unicode source files 
> would break introspection tools. If that isn't a concern this time 
> around then disregard my suggestion.

That might be a problem, indeed. OTOH, those tools likely also
break if you use non-ASCII byte strings for identifiers.

Regards,
Martin




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