unicode as valid naming symbols
wxjmfauth at gmail.com
wxjmfauth at gmail.com
Tue Mar 25 19:52:40 CET 2014
Le mardi 25 mars 2014 19:30:34 UTC+1, Mark H. Harris a écrit :
> greetings, I would like to create a lamda as follows:
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> √ = lambda n: sqrt(n)
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> On my keyboard mapping the "problem" character is alt-v which produces
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> the radical symbol. When trying to set the symbol as a name within the
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> name-space gives a syntax error:
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> >>> from math import sqrt
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> >>>
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> >>> √ = lambda n: sqrt(n)
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> SyntaxError: invalid character in identifier
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> >>>
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> >>>
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> however this works:
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> >>>
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> >>> λ = lambda n: sqrt(n)
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> >>>
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> >>> λ(2)
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> 1.4142135623730951
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> >>>
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> The question is which unicode(s) are capable of being proper name
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> characters, and which ones are off-limits, and why?
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> marcus
>>> '√'.isidentifier()
False
>>> 'λ'.isidentifier()
True
>>> '$'.isidentifier()
False
>>> '啕'.isidentifier()
True
>>> 'a'.isidentifier()
True
>>> '啕2z'.isidentifier()
True
>>> print(''.isidentifier.__doc__)
S.isidentifier() -> bool
Return True if S is a valid identifier according
to the language definition.
>>>
cf "unicode.org" doc
jmf
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