[rust-dev] Unicode identifiers
fw at deneb.enyo.de
Sun Feb 27 03:14:42 PST 2011
* Igor Bukanov:
> With most fonts it is not possible to see that the following ES
> fragment should alert 1, not 2. I guess such problems are not
> considered high on the list of language designs.
Same problem with ASCII and some fonts:
(Gill Sans comes to my mind, but probably no one uses that for
AI05-0227-1 is relevant in this context because it shows the
difficulties that come with non-ASCII identifiers in some contexts:
To my knowledge, no Ada implementation makes a decent attempt at
getting this right. There does not seem to be much commercial demand,
so compiler vendors have different priorities.
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