[erlang-questions] A proposal for Unicode variable and atom names in Erlang.

Yurii Rashkovskii <>
Mon Oct 22 09:15:47 CEST 2012



On Monday, October 22, 2012 12:12:22 AM UTC-7, Michael Richter wrote:
>
> On 22 October 2012 14:54, Yurii Rashkovskii <<javascript:>
> > wrote:
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>> So you're recommending them to use function names they don't understand 
>> but name variables in a way they will understand and nobody else will?
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>
> I guess you could read that as my recommendation (if you can't read, that 
> is).
>

This was a question. How are they supposed to be "using their own language" 
if 100% of Erlang itself is in English? 
 

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>> Could it be possible that I am able to communicate with you because of my 
>> passion for programming, which indirectly made me learn English so that I 
>> can understand it better?
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> If this is what you consider "communication" to be, Yurii, then I'd say 
> that your 7-year-old's passion for programming didn't help you one iota.
>
>
This is rather inappropriate, although expectable from somebody who starts 
off calling his interlocutor stupid ;) 
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