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Re: Unicode procedure names

From: Ricardo Wurmus
Subject: Re: Unicode procedure names
Date: Mon, 15 Jul 2019 23:14:51 +0200
User-agent: mu4e 1.2.0; emacs 26.2

Tirifto <address@hidden> writes:

> I was recently looking into Perl 6 and noticed a very neat feature
> about it: Unicode operators! That is, it makes use of some Unicode
> symbols to offer alternatives to awkward or verbose ASCII notation.
> For instance, ‘>=’ and ‘<=’ may just as well be written as ‘≥’ and
> ‘≤’, respectively. [1] And ‘∈’ checks whether an item is an element
> of a list. [2] [3]


> Now, I don't know if this is something you think would be nice to have
> baked into Guile, but I really liked the idea, and thought to share it
> in the case you would, too (and have't thought of it yet). :)

I think this could be implemented as a library of aliase and thus
wouldn’t need to have any privileged access to Guile itself.


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