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Friday Finking: Beyond implementing Unicode


On 6/12/2020 2:03 AM, DL Neil via Python-list wrote:
> Unicode has given us access to a wealth of mathematical and other 
> symbols. Hardware and soft-/firm-ware flexibility enable us to move 
> beyond and develop new 'standards'. Do we have opportunities to make 
> computer programming more math-familiar and/or more 
> logically-expressive, and thus easier to learn and practice? Could we 
> develop Python to take advantage of these opportunities?

...

> Could we then also 'update' Python, to accept the wider range of symbols 
> instead/in-addition to those currently in-use?
> 
> Would such even constitute 'a good idea'?

There was a recent thread on python-ideas discussing this.  It started 
with arrow characters.  There have been others.


-- 
Terry Jan Reedy