[SciPy-dev] New Operators in Python

Robert Kern robert.kern@gmail....
Fri Mar 23 19:17:23 CDT 2007


Steven H. Rogers wrote:
> Travis Oliphant wrote:
>> It is somewhat workable as it stands, but I think it would be nicer if 
>> we could have some "meta" operator that allowed an alternative 
>> definition of major operators.   Something like @*  for example (just 
>> picking a character that is already used for decorators).
>>
>> I wonder if we should propose such a thing for Python 3000.
> 
> It wouldn't hurt.  I think 'characters' in Py3K will be Unicode by 
> default, so there should be plenty of symbols available.

However, the characters available in Python's syntax (outside of strings) will
still be restricted to ASCII.

-- 
Robert Kern

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 an underlying truth."
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