[SciPy-dev] New Operators in Python
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.
"I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma, a harmless enigma
that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as though it had
an underlying truth."
-- Umberto Eco
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