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

Vlad Dumitrescu <>
Mon Oct 22 15:33:44 CEST 2012


Hi Fred,

On Mon, Oct 22, 2012 at 2:29 PM, Fred Hebert <> wrote:
> Telling these people "well just Learn English, that's what I did when I
> needed to" isn't a valid way of doing things.

This is very correct. However, I wonder how would anyone learn Erlang
(for example) without knowing English, when the standard libraries are
using English names and the documentation is in English too? I know
there are books in French, but have the docs been translated too? That
would be cool, but it's not certain that this would happen for all
non-English languages. So everybody needs _some_ amount of proficiency
in English, right?

best regards,
Vlad



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