Separators inside a var name

MRAB google at mrabarnett.plus.com
Tue Jun 10 11:23:38 CEST 2008


On Jun 10, 6:59 am, Dennis Lee Bieber <wlfr... at ix.netcom.com> wrote:
> On Mon, 9 Jun 2008 17:53:58 -0700 (PDT), Rainy <andrei.... at gmail.com>
> declaimed the following in comp.lang.python:
>
>
>
> > This is actually pretty nice. I think I like this much better
> > than C/Java/etc convention. I wouldn't use pipes but I'd pick
> > something that's easy to type and is nicely readable. Not
> > sure what..
>
>         I think the only available punctuation mark left for Python is the ?
> -- though didn't I read something about ` becoming free (probably for
> Python 4000)
>
>         Access/JET uses [xx xxx] for table/column names

There are also ! and $, although you couldn't really use ! as an infix
operator because != already has a meaning. How about using $ or %% for
Python 3's new string formatting? :-)



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