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Re: Semantics of vector operations

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Simon Cozens
February 2, 2004 02:02
Re: Semantics of vector operations
Message ID: (Andy Wardley) writes:
> Sure, make Perl Unicode compliant, right down to variable and operator 
> names.  But don't make people spend an afternoon messing around with mutt, 
> vim, emacs and all the other tools they use, just so that they can read, 
> write, email and print Perl programs correctly.

To be honest, I don't think that'll be a problem, but only because by the
time Perl 6 is widely deployed, people will have got themselves sorted out
as far as Unicode's concerned. I suspect similar things were said when C
decided to use 7 bit characters.

That doesn't mean I think Unicode operators are a good idea, of course.

"When in doubt, print 'em out."
-- Karl's Programming Proverb 0x7

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