Using non-ascii symbols
iddw at hotmail.com
Tue Jan 24 17:38:56 CET 2006
On Tue, 24 Jan 2006 04:09:00 +0100 in comp.lang.python, Christoph
Zwerschke <cito at online.de> wrote:
>Once you open your mind for using non-ascii symbols, I'm sure one can
>find a bunch of useful applications. Variable names could be allowed to
>be non-ascii, as in XML. Think class names in Arabian... Or you could
>use Greek letters if you run out of one-letter variable names, just as
>Mathematicians do. Would this be desirable or rather a horror scenario?
The latter, IMHO. Especially variable names. Consider i vs. ì vs. í
vs. î vs. ï vs. ...
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