Using non-ascii symbols

Christoph Zwerschke cito at online.de
Tue Jan 24 20:05:54 CET 2006


Fredrik Lundh wrote:
> umm.  if you have an editor that can convert things back and forth, you
> don't really need language support for "digraphs"...

It would just be very impractical to convert back and forth every time 
you want to run a program. Python also supports tabs AND spaces though 
you can easily convert things.

But indeed, in 100 years or so ;-) if people get accustomed to using 
these symbols and input will be easy, digraph support could become 
optional and then phase out... Just as now happens with C trigraphs.

-- Christoph






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