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

Gregory Ewing greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz
Tue Mar 25 21:37:29 CET 2014


Chris Angelico wrote:
> But you can't do the same for braces. You'd have to eschew *both*
> literal-ish notations and use explicit constructors everywhere. Not
> clean.

This could have been dealt with by giving Python 2.7
a "from __future__ import braces_mean_sets" option or
something like that.

But I agree that the disruption would not have been
worth the benefit.

-- 
Greg



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