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Re: Unicode in source (Was Re: if vs. when vs. and: style question)


From: Pascal J. Bourguignon
Subject: Re: Unicode in source (Was Re: if vs. when vs. and: style question)
Date: Thu, 26 Mar 2015 16:54:43 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.3 (gnu/linux)

"Gian Uberto Lauri" <address@hidden> writes:

> Pascal J. Bourguignon writes:
>
>  > And also, you can already do it,
>
> I knew it.
>
>  > using those same Chinese ideograms.
>  > 
>  >   数量 = amount = quantità
>
> With LISP macros you could have a fully Chinese domain specific
> language.
>
> Why this could be bad?

Because it's easier to learn English and easier to type quantity instead
of quantita, than to learn 8000+ ideograms and type one of them.

-- 
__Pascal Bourguignon__                 http://www.informatimago.com/
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dog. The man will be there to feed the dog. The dog will be there to
keep the man from touching the equipment.” -- Carl Bass CEO Autodesk


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