tjreedy at udel.edu
Tue Apr 8 06:45:34 CEST 2008
"Gabriel Genellina" <gagsl-py2 at yahoo.com.ar> wrote in message
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| En Mon, 07 Apr 2008 14:59:08 -0300, Terry Reedy <tjreedy at udel.edu>
| > If you want other-language keywords, you should either use a translator
| > processor or an editor that will do keyword substitution. I do not
| > of
| > such but I would not be surprised if there is one. I suspect this sort
| > of
| > thing will more likely happen with Python 3, which will allow unicode
| > keywords.
| Python 3 allows for unicode identifiers, but I don'k know any plans for
| using unicode keywords too. Looks funny:
There are no official (PSF) plans and I expect there will be not be any for
a long time if ever. My 'suspicion' was with respect to very unofficial
3rd party efforts, perhaps not even announced here in English/ascii land.
My reasoning: If one is writing in ascii only, then ascii keywords and
even English keywords are not so much a burden. But if one is writing
comments and strings and identifiers in a different alphabet, then ascii
begin to look odd and native character keywords more inviting.
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