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Re: Patch for unicode in varnames...

From: dualbus
Subject: Re: Patch for unicode in varnames...
Date: Tue, 6 Jun 2017 10:22:47 -0500
User-agent: NeoMutt/20170113 (1.7.2)

On Tue, Jun 06, 2017 at 10:20:03AM -0400, Greg Wooledge wrote:
> (OK, in reality, I am not taking any of this seriously.  This entire
> proposal and discussion are like some bizarre fantasy land to me.  Bash
> is a SHELL, for god's sake.  Not a serious programming language.  Even
> serious programming languages are not ready for this; see the Python
> proposal that was mentioned up-thread.)

To be fair, that Python Enhancement Proposal (PEP 3131) was accepted
around 10 years ago. It seems to have landed in the Python 3.x series.

I brought it up for other reasons, specifically, to point out the
complications that arise from implementing non-ASCII identifiers (to
support my argument that there's a high cost in implementing this

Eduardo Bustamante

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