Problems of Symbol Congestion in Computer Languages

Westley Martínez anikom15 at
Mon Feb 21 18:59:44 CET 2011

On Mon, 2011-02-21 at 01:08 +0000, BartC wrote:
> "WestleyMartínez" <anikom15 at> wrote in message 
> news:mailman.202.1298081685.1189.python-list at
> > You have provided me with some well thought out arguments and have
> > stimulated my young programmer's mind, but I think we're coming from
> > different angles. You seem to come from a more math-minded, idealist
> > angle, while I come from a more practical angle. Being a person who has
> > had to deal with the í in my last name
> What purpose does the í serve in your last name, and how is it different 
> from i?
> (I'd have guessed it indicated stress, but it looks Spanish and I thought 
> that syllable was stressed anyway.)
> -- 
> Bartc
I don't know. I don't speak Spanish, but to my knowledge it's not a
critical diacritic like in some languages.

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