Time we switched to unicode? (was Explanation of this Python language feature?)

Antoon Pardon antoon.pardon at rece.vub.ac.be
Tue Mar 25 10:43:29 CET 2014


On 25-03-14 06:08, Chris Angelico wrote:

> On Tue, Mar 25, 2014 at 4:00 PM, Rustom Mody <rustompmody at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Its already there -- and even easier
>> Switch to cyrillic-jis-russian (whatever that is!)
>> and I get л from k Л from K
> How quickly can you switch, type one letter (to generate one Cyrillic
> character), and switch back? If you can do that more quickly than
> typing a word, then (for you!) it might be worth using those letters
> as symbols.
>
> ChrisA
>
I thought programs were read more than written. So if writing is made
a bit more problematic but the result is more readable because we are
able to use symbols that are already familiar from other contexts, I
would say it is worth it.

-- 
Antoon Pardon




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