[Numpy-discussion] Possible new multiplication operators for Python
Alan G Isaac
aisaac@american....
Sun Aug 17 13:59:20 CDT 2008
Nadav Horesh wrote:
> But would it be not-trivial to enter times ans alike
> unicode symbols within "normal" text editors? Otherwise it
> is a compelling proposition at first glance.
First, what is a "normal" text editor?
Handling utf-8 seems pretty common these days.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Unicode_input
There are two separable issues:
entry and display.
Entry of unicode operators would presumably involve digraphs.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Digraph_(computing)
Display seems largely addressed by the STIX fonts:
http://www.stixfonts.org/project.html
fwiw,
Alan Isaac
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