[erlang-questions] A proposal for Unicode variable and atom names in Erlang.
Mon Oct 22 09:06:10 CEST 2012
On Mon, Oct 22, 2012 at 11:04 AM, Rapsey <> wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 22, 2012 at 8:25 AM, Michael Richter <>wrote:
>> On 22 October 2012 13:08, Yurii Rashkovskii <> wrote:
>>> Please excuse my ignorance, but can you name a single good reason for
>>> non-latin atoms and variable names? From my personal point of view, this is
>>> a sure road to hell.
>> Because people frequently like to work in their own language instead of a
>> foreign language they ill understand?
>> Jesus! How can so many smart people be so god-damned dumb over this
> I'm not from an english speaking country. I've worked for two development
> companies and all had a strict english only rule on code and all
> documentation. I am against this idea, simply because there are so many
> more worthwhile things the OTP team could be spending time on. If we're
> talking about unicode, a to_lower and to_upper function is a pretty big
> missing feature.
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