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- Subject: Re: Lua t-shirts
- From: David Kastrup <dak@...>
- Date: Mon, 05 Oct 2009 11:25:57 +0200
David Given <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> steve donovan wrote:
>> Definitely the winner of two contests (a) typographic ingenuity and
>> (b) obfuscation.
> I'm still pushing for my proposal to allow all characters with codes in
> the range 128-255 to be considered valid in names. This would allow
> identifiers contain UTF-8 sequences. Apart from being friendly to
> non-English speaking programmers, this would also allow obfuscated
> programs the likes of which would be beyond our wildest nightmares.
One problem is that a lot of that UTF-8 stuff is punctuation. And some
are even combining characters/diacritics. If you write such a combining
character before an ASCII non-character, the resulting glyph is partly
identifier, partly non-identifier.
Is it Lua's problem? Perhaps not.
- Lua t-shirts, Stuart P.Bentley
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- Re: Lua t-shirts, Pierre LeMoine
- Re: Lua t-shirts, Roberto Ierusalimschy
- Re: Lua t-shirts, Patrick Donnelly
- Re: Lua t-shirts, Phoenix Sol
- Re: Lua t-shirts, Stefan
- Re: Lua t-shirts, Peter Cawley
- Re: Lua t-shirts, steve donovan
- Re: Lua t-shirts, David Given