ASCII or Unicode? (was best text editor for programming Python on a Mac)

Phil Boutros philb at
Mon Jun 20 00:30:48 EDT 2016

Steven D'Aprano <steve at> wrote:
> Quote:
> "Why do we have to write x!=y then argue about the status of x<>y when we
> can simply write x≠y?"
> "Simply"?
> This is how I write x≠y from scratch:
<snip long, arduous process>

    To wrap this back full circle, here's how it's done on vim:  

Ctrl-K, =, ! (last two steps interchangeable).  Done.  Result:  ≠

    It's still probably a horrible idea to have it in a programming
language, though, unless the original behaviour still also works.

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