Re: the meaning of rユ.......ï¾

Chris Angelico rosuav at gmail.com
Mon Jul 23 16:53:20 CEST 2012


On Tue, Jul 24, 2012 at 12:40 AM, Henrik Faber <hfaber at invalid.net> wrote:
> No, you misunderstood me. I didn't say people are going to write
> gibberish. What I'm saying is that as a foreigner (who doesn't know most
> of these characters), it can be hard to accurately choose which one is
> the correct one. This is especially true if the appropriate keys are not
> available on your keyboard. So it makes maintenance of other people's
> code much more difficult if they didn't on their own chose to limit
> themselves to ASCII.

This sounds like a job for a project's style guide. Have the language
support full Unicode (or maybe "everything except whitespace" or
whatever), and let each project head stipulate the project's own
restrictions.

ChrisA



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