New syntax for blocks

Gregory Ewing greg.ewing at
Thu Nov 19 09:20:34 CET 2009

Steven D'Aprano wrote:
> I don't know what the state of the art on Mac is 
> these days, but in 1984s Macs had a standard keyboard layout that let you 
> enter most available characters via the keyboard, using sensible 
> mnemonics. E.g. on a US keyboard layout, you could get ≠ by holding down 
> the Option key and typing =.

They all still seem to work -- presumably generating the
appropriate unicode characters now instead of MacRoman.

I don't think there's any left-arrow character available
on the keyboard though, unfortunately.


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