> Programming language design is not fashion.
But it is a user interface for developers. If something is confusing, unusual, or difficult to type because it's missing on some keyboards, it's worth some thought.
This list goes on and on and on without end. When it's possible at all for many keyboard layouts, it's a wrist-twisting torture. Therefore, by your logic, we should be lobbying for C, C++, Java, C#, Tcl, etc. etc. etc. to be changing their syntax.