Cult-like behaviour [was Re: Kindness]

James Lee jlee54 at
Sun Jul 15 14:22:11 EDT 2018

On 7/15/2018 3:43 AM, Steven D'Aprano wrote:
> No. The real ten billion dollar question is how people in 2018 can stick
> their head in the sand and take seriously the position that Latin-1 (let
> alone ASCII) is enough for text strings.

Easy - for many people, 90% of the Python code they write is not 
intended for world-wide distribution, let alone use.

The smart thing would be for a language to have a switch of some sort to 
turn on/off all I18N features.


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